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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!!: Essex, CA: Semi truck accident with tractor on fire along westbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Semi truck accident with tractor on fire along westbound Interstate 40.

There is a report of a semi truck accident with tractor on fire along westbound Interstate 40 just 2 miles west of Essex, California.

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that the semi truck bobtail and the semi truck pulled to the side of the interstate where the driver got out of the vehicle.

At this moment, California Highway Patrol is reporting that only the tractor is on fire.

Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 in Needles, California is responding to the fire with a fire department engine and water tanker.

San Bernardino County Fire Department is asking for Mohave Valley Fire Department to cover the Needles, California area incidents until their firefighters come back.

As of 8:13am PT, California Highway Patrol is reporting that the tractor is exploding and is fully engulfed in flames.

As of 8:26am PT, Fire Department Battalion #137 is telling dispatch that the tractor is fully engulfed in flames and the location of the fire is 1.19 miles west of Essex Road exit along westbound Interstate 40. Medical Engine #32 from Needles, California has just arrived and California Highway Patrol is on scene.

As of 8:27am PT, California Highway Patrol is reporting that the #2 lane is blocked.

As of 8:37am PT, Fire Department Battalion #137 is telling dispatch that the tractor fire is out.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

 

 

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Investigation into a fire at an abandoned house on I Street.

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Investigation into a fire at an abandoned house on I Street.

ZachNews has confirmed from the City of Needles that a fire occurred on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at an abandoned house along the 200 block of I Street in Downtown Needles, California.

The fire was reported at around 4:09am PT.

This picture sent into ZachNews by Timothy Terral (Picture Above) shows the taped off area from the parking lot area of the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant with San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department patrol vehicle near by.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Anybody with information regarding this fire are urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

** Pictures from ZachNews taken on Monday, June 13th, 2015: **

The abandoned house has been abandon for years and survived a large fire back on Monday, June 13th, 2015 that burned an old 2 story apartment building and 2 houses along I Street and West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California.

ZachNews is asking the City of Needles what is being done to address this abandoned residential property and will have their response posted soon.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: A garage, travel trailer, and vehicle caught fire on Cabot Drive.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: A garage, travel trailer, and vehicle caught fire on Cabot Drive.

A garage, travel trailer, and vehicle caught fire at around 1:08am MST on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

According to Mohave Valley Fire Department Fire Marshal Don Gibson, units from Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mohave Mesa fire, San Bernardino County Fire, and Golden Shores fire responded to a reported structure fire in the 2100 block of Cabot Drive.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez rushed over to the fire and was broadcasting live from the sense of the fire.

Units arrived on scene to find a fully involved garage fire with exposures of a car and a travel trailer.

The fire was extinguished without incident at 2:29am MST.

There were no reported injuries to firefighters or the public.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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