Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Multiple homes on fire.
Multiple homes are on fire near the intersection of L Street and Chestnut Street in Needles, California on Saturday, July 16th, 2016.
May have started on the side of an abandoned home on the 200 block of Chestnut Avenue near L Strert at around 4:10pm PT.
Residence near the fire are seen trying to put out hot spots, including a home with palm tree on fire.
Residents are rushing to try to help put out that fire.
A firefighter on the ground, possibly overhated, was seen being moved by other firefighters and deputies.
Multiple agencies our on scene of the fire, including Twentynine Palms Fire Department and Mohave Valley Fire Department.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies help a firefighter who appeared to be overheated and on the ground.
The firefighter was battling the fire in Needles, California.
Power is out in the area of the fire.
Those who are affected by the fire, a cooling and evacuation center set up at the Needles Senior Center on Bailey Avenue near Lillyhill Drive in Needles, California and at 19th Hole restaurant at River’s Edge Golf Course off Marina Drive in Needles, California.
For more information, please call Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson at: 1 760-206-0771.