Needles, California Weather:

April 20, 2015 Leave a comment

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Needles, California Weather:

Mostly sunny days with high temperatures in the lower 90*F’s from Monday to Tuesday.

Mostly clear to partly cloudy nights with low temperatures in the lower 60*F’s from Monday to Tuesday.

Isolated shower starting on Wednesday.

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** Needles, California Weather: **

– Monday:

Mostly sunny, high near 94*F.

South wind 5 to 13 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 62*F.

South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south southeast after 12:00am PT.

– Tuesday:

Mostly sunny, high near 91*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.

– Tuesday Night:

Partly cloudy, low around 61*F.

South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light southeast in the evening.

Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

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In case of any weather related problems, always be prepare for any weather related problems by having an action plan and emergency kit.

Have a flashlight with fully charged batteries ready near by in case of a power outage.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Fire Reported.

April 20, 2015 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Fire Reported.

Reports of a fire near F Street and Army Road in Needles, California.

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The call came in at 3:00am PT on Monday, April 20th, 2015.

San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived quickly and had the fire out fast.

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The fire was contained in a small brick building that is located a cross the street from Set Free Church of Needles.

At this moment, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Latest information regarding a bus fire.

April 19, 2015 Leave a comment

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Latest information regarding a bus fire.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding a bus fire in Needles, California.

A Silverado Bus caught on fire on Needles Highway at Balboa Place in Needles, California just before 1:00pm PT on Sunday, April 19th, 2015.

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San Bernardino County Fire Department, Mohave Valley Fire Department, Baker Emergency Medical Service, and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department raced to the bus fire.

San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived and San Bernardino County Fire Department Firefighters put out the fire quickly as paramedics treated some of the occupants of the bus.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez arrived to the bus fire and reported on the bus fire.

** You can watch the videos about the bus fire at the following ZachNews on YouTube website address: **

– Needles, CA: 4-19-2015: Bus Fire.

– Needles, CA: 4-19-2015: Bus Fire: Part 2.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies tell ZachNews that everybody made it out safely and nobody was hurt.

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These pictures (Above Pictures) were taken Dave Betti of Ventura, California who was a passenger on the bus and captured what happened as the fire started and the aftermath of the bus fire.

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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department closed Needles Highway at Balboa Place near the westbound Interstate 40 on ramp because of the bus fire.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, just after 1:00pm PT on Sunday, April 19th, 2015, San Bernardino County Fire Department Firefighters responded to reports of a tour bus on fire near the intersection of Interstate 40 and Needles Hwy in Needles, California.

The driver of the tour bus was able to safely evacuate the bus of its 52 passengers who were on their way home from Laughlin, Nevada in route to Ventura, California.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they found the rear of the tour bus well involved in fire, with heavy smoke traveling throughout the bus.

An ambulance responded for an occupants of the bus suffering from a respiratory emergency.

The ambulance personnel also treated 3 of the passengers suffering from heat related problems.

The remaining passengers were moved to Pair-A-Dice Boat and R.V. Storage across the street for relief from the heat.

Later, San Bernardino County Fire Department and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department units shuttled the passengers to a local restaurant to await the arrival of a replacement bus from Las Vegas, California.

The driver of the San Luis Obispo, California based tour bus stated that he heard what sounded like a rear tire exploding and immediately pulled the bus to the side of the road.

The driver also stated that the rear of the bus was on fire immediately upon exiting the bus and promptly started evacuating it.

Both the passengers and the tour bus driver were also able to remove much of their luggage from the lower compartments of the bus before the arrival of emergency personnel.

There were no injuries to civilians or emergency personnel during the incident.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation and the tour bus appears to be a near total loss.

The value of the bus before the fire was estimated to be at $250,000.00.

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The San Bernardino County Fire Department released this picture (Above Picture) of the bus fire.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, San Bernardino County Fire Department Battalion Chief John Chamberlain informed him that there was a bus fire in Needles, California with 50 passengers and were everybody was taken to.

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels tell ZachNews that San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel transported everybody to Juicy’s Famous River Cafe in Needles, California where they are receiving refreshments and awaiting fir a replacement bus.
Needles City Manager Rick Daniels went to check up with the passengers of the bus as they waited inside the cool restaurants.

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels tells ZachNews that he disrupted travelers are in good spirit and were thankful for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino County Fire Department response.

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ZachNews received pictures (Above Pictures) from the City of Needles that was sent in shortly after the bus fire started.

At around 2:20pm PT, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reopened Needles Highway at Balboa Place near the westbound Interstate 40 on ramp.

ZachNews thanks Dave Betti and the City of Needles for sending in pictures of the bus fire.

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Bus fire reported.

April 19, 2015 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Bus fire reported.

There is reports of a bus fire on Needles Highway at Balboa Place in Needles, California.

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The call came in before 1:00pm PT on Sunday, April 19th, 2015.

San Bernardino County Fire Department is at the bus fire and Baker Ambulance is there, but according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, nobody was hurt.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is blocking Needles Highway at Balboa Place and westbound Interstate 40 on ramp.

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Downtown Oklahoma City, OK: 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.

April 19, 2015 Leave a comment

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Downtown Oklahoma City, OK: 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.

Survivors will gather at the Oklahoma City National Memorial on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 to remember the 168 people, including 19 children, who died 20 years ago today when a bomb went off in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at 9:02am CT on Wednesday, April 19th, 1995.

Former United States of America President Bill Clinton will speak at the 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing Ceremony that will also include a moment of silence for each of the victims.

** You can watch the 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing Ceremony at the following NBC affiliate KFOR Channel 4 website address: **

http://kfor.com/on-air/live-streaming/

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The bombing attack was an act of domestic terrorist and was reportedly in retaliation for the Waco Siege in 1993.

Days later, the attackers who killed children and adults were found taken into police custody and identified as Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols.

After court trials, Timothy McVeigh was executed and Terry Nichols received multiple life prison sentences.

On this Sunday, may well all remember, show our respects, and never forget the children and adults who lost their lives in the Oklahoma City Bombing.

** Picture was courtesy of the Oklahoma City National Memorial, National Register of Historic Places, United States Department of Defense, and Wikipedia. **

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Fontana, CA: Vehicle fire inside an apartment garage.

April 19, 2015 Leave a comment

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Fontana, CA: Vehicle fire inside an apartment garage.

San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire inside an apartment garage at an apartment building located on the 100000 block of Juniper Avenue in Fontana, California.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, the vehicle fire was confined to the garage and the vehicle fire has been put out.

** Pictures was courtesy of the San Bernardino County Fire Department. **

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Needles, California Weather:

April 19, 2015 Leave a comment

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Needles, California Weather:

Sunny to mostly sunny days with high temperatures in the lower 90*F’s from Sunday to Monday.

Mostly clear nights with low temperatures in the lower 60*F’s from Sunday to Monday.

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** Needles, California Weather: **

– Sunday:

Sunny, high near 94*F.

Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

– Sunday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 63*F.

South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.

– Monday:

Mostly sunny, high near 94*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 62*F.

South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light southeast after 12:00am PT.

Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

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In case of any weather related problems, always be prepare for any weather related problems by having an action plan and emergency kit.

Have a flashlight with fully charged batteries ready near by in case of a power outage.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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