Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Small brush fire in center divider along Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Small brush fire in center divider along Interstate 40.

A small brush fire occurred in the center divider along Interstate 40, just east of J Street, in Needles, California at around 12:40 p.m. PT on Saturday, August 10th, 2019.

San Bernardino County Fire Department was on scene and the California Highway Patrol blocked off the left lane of westbound interstate 40.

Mohave Valley Fire Department was also called to the scene but was later cancelled as firefighters were able to put out the fire along the center divider.

This picture from ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez shows minutes after the fire was put out and firefighters just left the scene.

The fire burned below a blue interstate sign along the center divider.

Cause of the fire is not yet known.

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