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Breaking News!!: Golden Shores, AZ: Residential structure fire on Maricopa Drive.

Breaking News!!: Golden Shores, AZ: Residential structure fire on Maricopa Drive.

A residential structure fire occurred on the 5400 block of Maricopa Drive in Golden Shores, Arizona.

The fire was reported before 2:30am MST on Saturday, January 20th, 2018.

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According to Mohave Valley Fire Department, Golden Shores Fire Department arrived on scene to find a fully involved structure.

Firefighters from Golden Shores Fire Department, Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mohave Mesa Fire Department, and Oatman Fire Department responded to a structure fire.

According to Mohave Valley Fire Department, no injuries reported at this moment.

Firefighters put out the fire at 3:27am MST and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Mohave Valley, AZ: Transformer catches on fire causing power outage.

Mohave Valley, AZ: Transformer catches on fire causing power outage.

A transformer catches on fire at the corner of King Street and Kingsley Street in Mohave Valley, Arizona causing power outage.

The fire occurred before 7:49am MST on Thursday, January 11th, 2018.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, firefighters responded to the fire and put out the flames.

Utility crews with Mohave Electric Cooperative repaired the transformer and restored power to the affected area.

At this moment, unknown what caused the fire.

Mohave Valley, AZ: Investigation underway into vehicle and dumpster fires.

Mohave Valley, AZ: Investigation underway into vehicle and dumpster fires.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle fire with a structure endangered and a dumpster fire in the 10000 block of Mint Road in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

The fires reportedly occurred in the overnight hours of Thursday, January 11th, 2018.

Mohave Valley Fire Department as well as Fort Mohave Mesa Fire Department and San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the fire.

The fires were put out and are under investigation.

If anybody has any information that can help with this investigation, please contact Fire Marshal Don Gibson at Mohave Valley fire: 1 (928) 768-9113.

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Transformers snaps and caught on fire.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Transformers snaps and caught on fire.

At least 2 transformers snaps and caught on fire behind 106 Erin Drive in Needles, California.

Power is out along Erin Drive, Bailey Aveune, Coronado Street, J Street west of Bailey Aveune, and Lilyhill Drive west of Bailey Avenue.

Utility crews are working to repair the damage transformers.

Cause of the transformers snapping and catching on fire is unknown, but reports of a bright flash was seen in the area before the transformers snapping and fire.

News Update!!: Essex, CA: Brush fire put out along Interstate 40.

News Update!!: Essex, CA: Brush fire put out along Interstate 40.

A brush fire that was burning along the north side of westbound Interstate 40, at mile marker 92, near Essex, California has been put out.

According to the California highway Patrol, the brush fire was reported at 11:32am PT on Sunday, November 26th, 2017.

Fire department crews from San Bernardino County Fire Department were able to stop the spread of the brush fire.

The cause of the brush fire is unknown and is under investigation.

Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Brush fire reported along Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Brush fire reported along Interstate 40.

According to the California highway Patrol, there is a reported brush fire along the north side of westbound Interstate 40, at mile marker 92, near Essex, California.

The brush fire was reported at 11:32am PT on Sunday, November 26th, 2017.

Fire department crews are there trying to stop the spread of the brush fire.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Several palm trees and a small building on fire along Needles Highway.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Several palm trees and a small building on fire along Needles Highway.

A fire has been reported along the 1700 block of Needles Highway in Needles, California.

The fire was reported at around 4:00am PT on Sunday, November 26th, 2017.

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ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez rushed to the fire and began broadcasting live at ZachNews on Facebook.

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Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 in Needles, California along with deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, and a security officer were on scene of the fire.

Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 18 in Havasu Landing, California were also called to the fire.

** Video from Wyatt Caldwell: **

ZachNews later received this video from Wyatt Caldwell, a security officer, showing the flames from the fire along Needles Highway in Needles, California.

** Picture from Brett Federico: **

ZachNews also later received this picture from Brett Federico, Goffs Rapid Responder with Burlington Northern Santa Fe (B.N.S.F.), of the fire along Needles Highway in Needles, California.

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Both directions of Needles Highway, also known as Route 66, is closed from West Broadway/N Street to O Street because of the fire.

Motorists are being asked to use West Broadway, Market Street, and O Street as a detour.

Firefighters worked quickly to put out the fire to the palm trees and small building, and put out any embers from the fire, including a small ember that landed in the front yard area of a next door home.

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The fire burned at least 4 palm trees and a small vacant building which appear to have roof damage from the fire.

Reports that authorities gone inside the small building and say that the small building was vacant with nobody inside.

No other buildings, including a home next door, were affected by the fire.

The fire did not burn the new power lines that were installed during the Summer 2017 as part of the inter-tie power project.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

ZachNews thanks Brett Federico and Wyatt Caldwell for sending video and picture of the fire.

If anybody has any information relayed to this fire, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

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