The Ontario Fire Department responded to a commercial fire in a single story restaurant at 2535 S. Euclid Avenue. At 5:25 AM, the Ontario Fire Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting fire coming from the roof of the structure. At 5:32 AM, the first arriving Engine Company found a large column of smoke coming from the roof to the rear. Fire attack was immediately initiated. Primary and secondary searches for victims were completed, and no victims were located. The fire was confined to the property of origin, and brought under control within 35 minutes.
The Ontario Fire Department responded with six Paramedic Engine Companies, two Truck Companies, two Battalion Chiefs, a Fire Investigator, and three overhead personnel for a total of 38 fire personnel. The Ontario Police Department responded with several units for traffic control. American Medical Response assisted with one paramedic ambulance. Chino Valley Independent Fire District provided mutual aid assistance for fire station coverage. Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas Company personnel responded to assist with utility control. There were no injuries to responders. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Property and content loss has not been estimated.
For more information, please contact Scot Roeber, Fire Battalion Chief/Public Information Officer: (909) 395-2536 (office).
About the City of Ontario
The City of Ontario is Building A Better Tomorrow with urban lifestyle districts that create sustainable places to live, work and play. Located just 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the City of Ontario is ideally situated as Southern California’s gateway. With three major interstates, two railroads and the Ontario International Airport, Ontario offers direct access from Los Angeles to the rest of California, and to North America. With approximately 170,000 residents and residential development on the rise, Ontario looks to double its population in the next 20 years, making it one of the 100 most populated Cities in the nation. Complementing its business and residential core, Ontario dazzles with its amenities such as the Ontario Convention Center, Citizens Business Bank Arena, and the Ontario Mills Mall. To learn more about the City of Ontario, visit www.ontarioca.gov or call (909) 395-2000.
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City of Ontario Press Contact: Scot Roeber, Fire Battalion Chief/Public Information Officer
Phone Number: (909) 395-2536