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Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Small brush fire reported in an empty lot next to the Cubs liquor store.

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Small brush fire reported in an empty lot next to the Cubs liquor store.

A small brush fire was reported in an empty lot next to the Cubs liquor store, along the 600 block of West Broadway near C Street, in Downtown Needles, California.

Some grey and later white smoke was seen all the way over at Needles High School where the Needles Mustangs was playing against Battle Mountain Longhorn in a state semi final football game which was being broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook.

Well reporting on the latest football game scores at halftime, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez spotted the grey and white smoke to the east of Needles High School.

These pictures sent into ZachNews by Timothy Terral shows the first responders and law enforcement putting out the small brush fire in the empty lot.

Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 responded to the small brush fire and began structure protection on the Cubs liquor store building well deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station closed West Broadway near the small brush fire.

The small brush fire was put out quickly and West Broadway has since been reopened.

At this moment, the cause of the small brush fire is unknown.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Garage fire on River Delta Road.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Garage fire on River Delta Road.

Garage fire was reported at 10029 River Delta Road in Mohave Valley, Arizona on Thursday, October 19th, 2017.

Smoke from the garage fire was spotted from Needles, California just before 12:00pm PT.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez broadcast live on Facebook on the garage fire.

Multiple fire department agencies responded to the garage, including Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, and San Bernardino County Fire Department along with Mohave County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the garage fire.

The fire was contained to the garage and no other structures were not affected by the fire, including the residence of the garage.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, no injuries reported and the fire is still under investigation; reports of welding being looked at.

News Update!!: Topock, AZ: More information released regarding overnight shooting.

News Update!!: Topock, AZ: More information released regarding overnight shooting.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding an overnight shooting in Topock, Arizona.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, at about 11:50pm MST on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, deputies and detectives responded to a weapons offense call where shots were heard evening in the 12900 block of South Oatman-Topock Highway (Route 66) in Topock, Arizona.

Pictures sent into ZachNews from Sabrina Coker show a Golden SUV, possible older model suburban, parked near the fire station for the Golden Shores Fire Department.

Deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office were seen in front of the fire station and closing off the area.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, investigations determined an adult male subject was parked at the Family Dollar store parking lot when somebody shot him.

ZachNews received this picture from Sabrina Coker of a helicopter that landed at Topock Elementary School to transport somebody to a hospital.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, medical responded to the scene, treated a male victim, and was transported to a hospital where he is currently listed in stable condition.

The Family Dollar is open and South Oatman-Topock Highway (Route 66) is open.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is saying that the suspect/suspects are outstanding, and if anybody has information regarding this incident, please contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at: 1 (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at: 1 (928) 753-1234.

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

Breaking News!!: Topock, AZ: Shooting reported near a fire station.

Breaking News!!: Topock, AZ: Shooting reported near a fire station.

ZachNews is learning about a shooting near a fire station in Topock, Arizona.

These pictures from Sabrina Coker show the scene; a Golden SUV, possible older model suburban, near the fire station for the Golden Shores Fire Department, located at 12950 Oatman-Topock Highway (Route 66) in Topock, Arizona.

Many deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office are on scene of the shooting.

ZachNews received this picture from Sabrina Coker of a helicopter that landed at Topock Elementary School to transport somebody to a hospital.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office can only confirmed that there was a shooting overnight and people were being treated from the shooting.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Interstate 40 reopens after a crash and fire involving several semi trucks.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Interstate 40 reopens after a crash and fire involving several semi trucks.

Work continues to clean up and reopen Interstate 40 after several semi trucks crashed at around 1:11pm PT on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 along westbound Interstate 40 near the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station, just east of Five Mile Road, in Needles, California leading to 2 semi truck to erupt into flames.

According to the California Highway Patrol, westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are reopened as of 11:17pm PT and eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 were reopened as of 5:30pm PT.

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According to California Highway Patrol, at least 3 semi trucks are involved in the crash with a semi truck in the center divider and at least 2 semi truck fully engulfed in flames.

** Pictures from Lee Fairman: **

These pictures sent into ZachNews from Lee Fairman show the wrecked semi trucks on fire up close.

Multiple fire department agencies from around the Colorado River Tri-States area responded to battling the fire, including San Bernardino County Fire Department, Mohave Valley Fire Department, Yucca Fire District, Desert Hills Fire District, Golden Shores Fire Department, and Bullhead City Fire Department.

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The 2 semi trucks were carrying tire shavings and clothing, and because of the fire, prompted the need for a hazmat team to respond.

Firefighters were still in a “defensive attack mode”, fighting the fire and its dark, toxic smoke from a distance.

ZachNews has learned that there were no injuries in the crash and fire.

A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion at the scene and taken to an area hospital.

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Heavy traffic because of the closure were seen lined up for miles both westbound and eastbound Interstate 40 as California Highway Patrol closed both directions along Interstate 40 from Five Mile Road to Park Moabi Road.

Motorists were being asked to use old Route 66 to County Route 1 in Topock, Arizona to Courtwright Road to Mohave Valley Highway in Mohave Valley, Arizona, over the Needles Bridge onto North K Street to Needles Highway to Interstate 40 in Needles, California.

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

** ZachNews thanks to Timothy Terral from Needles, California for helping ZachNews get to this breaking news story and to Lee Fairman for providing pictures of the semi trucks on fire. **

 

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Semi trucks on fire along westbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Semi trucks on fire along westbound Interstate 40.

Several semi trucks have crashed along westbound Interstate 40 near the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station, just east of Five Mile Road, in Needles, California.

The crash and fire started at around 1:11pm PT on Saturday, August 19th, 2017.

According to California Highway Patrol, at least 3 semi trucks are involved in the crash with a semi truck in the center divider and at least 2 semi truck fully engulfed in flames.

Multiple fire department agencies from around the Colorado River Tri-States area responded to battling the fire, including San Bernardino County Fire Department, Mohave Valley Fire Department, Yucca Fire District, Desert Hills Fire District, Golden Shores Fire Department, and Bullhead City Fire Department.

The 2 semi trucks were carrying tire shavings and clothing, and because of the fire, prompted the need for a hazmat team to respond.

Firefighters were still in a “defensive attack mode”, fighting the fire and its dark, toxic smoke from a distance.

A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion at the scene and taken to an area hospital.

Heavy traffic reported and traffic in both directions along Interstate 40 are closed from Five Mile Road to Park Moabi Road.

Motorists are being asked to use old Route 66 to County Route 1 in Topock, Arizona to Courtwright Road to Mohave Valley Highway in Mohave Valley, Arizona, over the Needles Bridge onto North K Street to Needles Highway to Interstate 40 in Needles, California.

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

**** Special thanks to Timothy Terral from Needles, California for helping ZachNews get to this breaking news story. ****

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Abandoned residential structure fire on La Mesa Way.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Abandoned residential structure fire on La Mesa Way.

An abandoned residential structure is on fire on the 400 block of La Mesa Way near Acoma Street in Needles, California.

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The fire started at the abandoned residential structure at around 1:30pm PT on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017.

San Bernardino Country Fire Department along with Mohave Valley Fire Department and Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department is on scene battling the fire at the abandoned residential structure.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, San Bernardino ME32, Mohave Valley E811, Division 805, Fort Mojave E911, E921, Bat 9, Rehab 817 were on scene for this fire, and Bullhead City E 751 moved up to Fort Mohave, Arizona for district coverage.

ZachNews has learned that a deputy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was down the street when he saw the thick black smoke.

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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputy rushed to the scene, went inside to check if anybody was inside the building, and from what he could see, nobody was inside.

La Mesa Way as well as Acoma Street from D Street to C Street and D Street from Acoma Street to Downey Street is closed.

The video was filmed by the Drews News Channel from the intersection of La Mesa Way and Acoma Street showing the abandoned residential structure fire.

Cause of the fire at the abandoned residential structure is under investigation and investigators are on scene.

These are pictures taken by ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez of the abandoned residential structure on Friday, June 16th, 2017 before the fire.

These pictures were submitted to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels and to Needles Code Enforcement about the property and the trash that littered the area.

Residents have seen not only illegal dumping going on, by also squatters inside the building for years.

ZachNews has learned that the property was in the process of being cleaned up as early as Friday, August 18th, 2017.

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

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