Breaking News: Downtown Needles, CA: Vegetation fire on a hillside off West Broadway near K Street.

Source: San Bernardino County Fire Department (Information):

Downtown Needles, California: Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire on a hillside off West Broadway near K Street.

The call came in initially as a structure fire at 11:29 p.m. PT on Sunday, August 16th, 2020, but was later updated by the reporting party caller as a vegetation fire.

Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 as well as Mohave Valley Fire Department’s Station 81 arrived on scene of flames on vegetation and tall tree.

A deputy near his patrol vehicle for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River station has eastbound lanes of West Broadway between K Street and J Street closed, and motorist being detoured onto K Street, Front Street and J Street.

As of 12:45 a.m. PT on Monday, August 17th, 2020, the fire is out, firefighters remain on scene mopping up and the eastbound lanes of West Broadway will be reopen soon.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Great work to San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32, Mohave Valley Fire Department’s Station 81 and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station for responding to the fire.

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