News Update!!: Willow Valley, AZ: Brush fire was caused by illegal fireworks.
ZachNews has the latest information regarding the brush fire that happened in Willow Valley, Arizona on Saturday, July 4th, 2015.
According to Mohave Valley Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Don Gibson, the fire was caused by illegal fireworks.
United States Fish and Wildlife is investigating this brush fire, but at this moment, nobody has been arrested.
Anybody with any information regarding the brush fire can contact Mohave Valley Fire Department Don Gibson at: 1 (928) 768-9113.
According to Mohave Valley Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Don Gibson, the call of this brush fire came in at around 10:50pm PT on Saturday, July 4th, 2015 and was contained to 25 areas between Willow Road and Grass Beach; off of Dike Road in Willow Valley, Arizona.
ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez raced to the brush fire and took the pictures as well as video of this brush fire.
Resources that responded to this brush fire included Mohave Valley Fire Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Fish and Wildlife, Department of Correction Crew from Yuma, Arizona, and Arizona State Land.
San Bernardino County Fire Department were on stand by in case the brush fire jumped the Colorado River into Needles, California, but the brush fire never did jump the Colorado River.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department were also was spotted in the area along the Colorado River in Needles, California keeping a watch on the brush fire.
According to Mohave Valley Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Don Gibson, the brush fire is 100% percent contained and there are no road closures in affect released to the brush fire, but the public is being asked to use caution well driving in the area as fire department crews are still working in the area.
No structures were threaten or damaged by this brush fire and nobody was hurt in this brush fire.
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