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News Update!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Brush fire contained.

News Update!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Brush fire contained.

A brush fire that was burning near Corona Road, near Downey Road just west of Arizona State Route 95, in Fort Mohave, Arizona has been contained.

As of 9:21pm MST, the Mohave Valley Fire Department said that the fire is contained, and that crews will stay monitoring the fire all night tonight and tomorrow as well.

According to Fire Marshal Don Gibson with the Mohave Valley Fire Department, the fire is currently at 42 acres, and the fire is contained on all four sides.

There will be Crews working the fire throughout the night and tomorrow.

The brush fire started at around 2:00pm MST on Saturday, May 19th, 2018.

Timothy Terral contacted ZachNews about the brush fire, where the brush fire was burning, and sent in these are pictures of the brush fire.

Timothy Terral also sent into ZachNews this video from the brush fire.

According to Fire Marshal Don Gibson with the Mohave Valley Fire Department, the fire is burning of heavy brush, no structures threatened at this time, and the cause of the brush fire under investigation.

Firefighters from Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, Bullhead City Fire Department, and Oatman Fire Department, and units responding from Bureau of Land Management in Kingman, Arizona responded to the brush fire.

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

** Pictures from Timothy Terral: **

Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Brush fire burning.

Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Brush fire burning.

There is a report of a brush fire is burning near Corona Road, near Downey Road just west of Arizona State Route 95, in Fort Mohave, Arizona.

The brush fire started at around 2:00pm MST on Saturday, May 19th, 2018.

Timothy Terral contacted ZachNews about the brush fire, where the brush fire was burning, and sent in these are pictures of the brush fire.

Timothy Terral also sent into ZachNews this video from the brush fire.

According to Fire Marshal Don Gibson with the Mohave Valley Fire Department, approximately 10 acres is burning of heavy brush, no structures threatened at this time, and the cause of the brush fire under investigation.

Firefighters from Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, Bullhead City Fire Department, and Oatman Fire Department, and units responding from Bureau of Land Management in Kingman, Arizona are on scene of the brush fire.

Motorists may have some issues traveling along Aztec Road due to the smoke so we ask the public to please use caution.

The brush fire is slowly burning itself out as firefighters remain on scene in case of any flare ups.

** Pictures from Timothy Terral: **

News Update!!: Franconia, AZ: Semi truck fire along westbound Interstate 40.

News Update!!: Franconia, AZ: Semi truck fire along westbound Interstate 40.

According to the Yucca Fire District, firefighters from Yucca Fire District and Desert Hills Fire District were on scene of a semi truck fire along westbound Interstate 40 at mile marker 11.8 near Franconia, Arizona.

The Semi truck fire occurred at around 11:15pm MST on Monday, April 30th, 2018.

Both lanes of westbound Interstate 40 were closed due to the fire, but the #1 lane of traffic has since been reopened.

At this moment, no reports of any injuries.

** Picture from the Yucca Fire District: **

Breaking News!!: Franconia, AZ: Vehicle fire reported along westbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Franconia, AZ: Vehicle fire reported along westbound Interstate 40.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, westbound Interstate 40 is closed due to a vehicle fire at milepost 12, about two miles east of the State Route 95 junction, in northeast Arizona.

Drivers should expect delays or postpone travel if possible.

There is no estimated time to reopen the westbound lanes.

Eastbound lanes are unaffected.

Breaking News!!: Yucca, AZ: Vehicle accident along eastbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Yucca, AZ: Vehicle accident along eastbound Interstate 40.

Yucca Fire District is on scene with Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Arizona Department of Transportation of a vehicle accident along eastbound Interstate 40 at mile maker 22 near Yucca, Arizona.

This is a picture posted by the Yucca Fire District of the accident which occurred at around 9:18pm MST on Saturday, April 28th, 2018.

According to the Yucca Fire District, dispatch reported a single vehicle rollover with numerous oxygen bottles on the interstate.

Chief 1301, Engine 1311 and Rescue 1317 from Yucca Fire District responded.

Upon arrival, we found a 28’ Class C Motorhome on it’s roof with evidence of multiple rolls.

Upon exiting vehicles, firefighters noticed the strong scent of propane.

Eastbound Interstate 40 was completely closed while we assessed the situation.

Upon a scene size-up, firefighters noted that a 7.5 gallon propane tank had been punctured and was releasing propane through a small opening.

Firefighters also noted 4 Scuba Diving Air Tanks which were intact and secured.

The propane tank was secured and the #1 lane was re-opened and all bystanders were allowed to leave the scene.

Firefighters encountered a single patient with minor injuries in care of bystanders.

The patient had self-extricated from the vehicle.

The driver of informed firefighters that he was rear ended by a semi truck that was also in scene at a high rate of speed and rolled multiple times before landing on the vehicles roof.

A patient refusal was obtained on both drivers.

American Red Cross responded and assisted the driver of the motor home as all of his personal belongings were destroyed during the accident.

The Yucca Fire District assisted ADOT and DPS with scene clean up and both drivers were transported by Yucca Fire District personnel to hotels in Kingman, Arizona.

News Update!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot released from hospital after ejecting from F-16C aircraft before crash landing.

News Update!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot released from hospital after ejecting from F-16C aircraft before crash landing.

Luke Air Force Base has released the latest information regarding the F-16C aircraft crash landing in Lake Havasu City, Arizona on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018.

** As of 6:00pm PT: **

** Picture courtesy of HavasuNews.com: **

According to officials at Luke Air Force Base, the pilot involved in the incident Tuesday morning was released from Havasu Regional Medical Center this afternoon.

Personnel from Luke Air Force Base are en route to the scene to begin recovery of the aircraft.

An interim safety investigation board has been established for the incident and will conduct a full investigation.

Flying operations at Luke Air Force Base resumed this afternoon after pausing for several hours.

This is the final update and any additional questions should be directed to Luke Air Force Base’s Public Affairs Office.

** As of 12:57pm PT: **

According to officials at Luke Air Force Base, an F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport in Lake Havasu City, Arizona at approximately 10:35am MST on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 during a routine training flight.

During landing, the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft.

The pilot is in good condition and is being transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

First responders are on site and there is no immediate danger to the public.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, deputies along with search and rescue crews are on scene assisting and are asking the public to please avoid the area until the investigation is complete.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot in F-16C ejects from aircraft well attempting to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport.

Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot in F-16C ejects from aircraft well attempting to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport.

According to officials at Luke Air Force Base, an F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport in Lake Havasu City, Arizona at approximately 10:35am MST on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 during a routine training flight.

During landing, the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft.

The pilot is in good condition and is being transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

First responders are on site and there is no immediate danger to the public.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, deputies along with search and rescue crews are on scene assisting and are asking the public to please avoid the area until the investigation is complete.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.