Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Fire burning near homes and an apartment building off F Street.

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Fire burning near homes and an apartment building off F Street.

A fire is burning near homes and an apartment building off F Street, between West Broadway and Third Street in Downtown Needles, California.

The fire started before 11:13 p.m. PT on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019.

** Pictures from Andy Williams: **

Local resident Andy Williams contacted ZachNews of the fire burning and sent these pictures into ZachNews of the fire from his back yard.

Residents have been evacuated from surrounding homes and an apartment building.

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Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department and Mohave Valley Fire Department as well as San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department are on scene and are battling the fire and working to keep the fire away from the surrounding residential buildings.

The fire appears to be a vehicle, possibly a pickup truck, and either a garage or mobile home.

** Pictures from ZachNews: **

The flames got close to a utility truck for the City of Needles, firefighters got water on those flames and the utility truck was moved away from the fire.

Firefighters are using water and foam to put out the fire.

The cause of the fire is not yet know.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

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