CRANSTON FIRE + more
RELEASE Received at 9:00 P.M. July 25, 2018____
CAL FIRE Law Enforcement
Officers arrested Brandon N. Mc Glover,
32 of Temecula for allegedly setting multiple fires in southwest Riverside
County on July 25, 2018. One of the fires Mc
Glover allegedly started is the Cranston Fire, which is actively burning on
Federal land in the San Jacinto Ranger District, and is currently 4,700 acres with zero percent containment.
orders are in place for hundreds of residents.
residential structures have been destroyed.
The Cranston Fire is
under Unified Command between the USFS San Bernardino National Forest, CAL
FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department, Idyllwild Fire Protection District and
the Riverside County Sheriffs Office.
Glover was transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, where he was
booked on the following charges: · PC 451( c ) - Five counts of arson to
wildland Additional charges may be added as the investigation continues.
San Bernardino National Forest Hot Shots meet the Cranston Fire head-on
afternoon, Forest Service Hot Shots from the USFS San Bernardino National Forest,
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department and several local public safety
agencies responded to a series of wildland fires. The fires occurred in several
areas within Southwest Riverside County and Federal areas along State Route 74
in the San Bernardino National Forest. CAL FIRE Peace Officers determined a
suspect description and issued a crime bulletin to other local law enforcement
on the crime bulletin issued, the Hemet/San
Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force located and detained Mc Glover. CAL FIRE Peace Officers took Mc Glover
into custody in Hemet, California. Additional information will be released as
the investigation continues.