By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Mohave Valley Fire Department (Information):
Laughlin, Nevada: Firefighters from multiple fire departments agencies have made great progress on a vegetation fire that was burning off Aztec Road just to the south of the Avi Resort and Casino.
According to Don Gibson with the Mohave Valley Fire Department, the fire has burned 45 acres; haft on Nevada side and haft on the California side, the fire is under control and the cause of the fire was human cause relayed to fireworks.
The vegetation fire started at 6:15 p.m. PT on Friday, September 11th 2020 in vegetation of brush, salt cedar trees and mesquite trees off Aztec Road just east of Aha Macav Parkway.
Fire departments that responded to the vegetation fire includes Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, Bullhead City Fire Department, Oatman Fire Department, Golden Valley Fire Department, Golden Shores Fire Department, Pinion Pine Fire District, Desert Hills Fire District, Bureau of Land Management Fire Department, and San Bernardino County Fire Department including Medical Engines 32, 22 and 36, Water Tender 32, Brush Engines 305 and 76, Medical Brush Patrol 4 and Battalion Chiefs 124 and 138.
According to Don Gibson with the Mohave Valley Fire Department, the fire didn’t jump the Colorado River, no structures were damaged, metal containers that had fireworks inside didn’t get touch and nobody was injured related to the vegetation fire.
Thanks to all of the firefighters, medical personnals, law enforcement personals and emergency volunteers who responded and worked through the night to put out the vegetation fire.
Thanks to Glenda, Debra, Merlin, Rose, Kathleen and Roxanne for alerting ZachNews of vegetation fire and sending pictures, and thanks to Alayna and Terra for helping to get to the vegetation fire; community helping working together with ZachNews for the people when breaking news happens in our Colorado River Tri-State area.