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Martinez 3 Fire

Unit Information

Southern California Agency
1451 Research Park Drive
Riverside, CA 92507

Incident Contact

Fire Information
Phone: 951-276-6624
Hours: Daily 8am-6pm

Highlighted Activity

11/25/2019 Fire Update Nov 25
This will be the final daily update for the Martinez 3 Fire unless significant activity occurs.Summary: Fire officials with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Southern California Agency will...
News - 11/25/2019
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Regular information will no longer be produced for the Martinez 3.

If a significant event does occur then regular information will be posted again. 

With the issues the local community is facing in regards to illegal dumping and trespassing, officials are asking people to report an illegal dumping in the area.
The Sun Valley Recycling Center is no longer operating at the incident site off 66th Avenue. Any dumping of materials at the site is illegal. Please report all illegal dumping seen in the valley to the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians at 760-541-5215, or submit a report at

The Martinez 3 Fire is suspected to be an arson caused fire. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of any arsonist connected to the Martinez 3 Fire or any other fires in the area. Please call WeTip at 1-800-472-7766 to make an anonymous report.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginMonday October 14th, 2019 approx. 01:30 PM
LocationTorres-Martinez Indian Reservation
Incident CommanderBIA CA-SCA
Incident DescriptionMulch Fire
Coordinates33.64 latitude, -116.142 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel19
Size52 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday November 27th, 2019 approx. 08:30 PM
Fuels Involved

Wildland vegetation and piles of mulch of various sizes.



100% contained, and 98% controlled