By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: San Bernardino County Fire Department (Information):
Needles, California: Firefighters are on scene of a triplex residential structure and vegetation fire is burning off Washington Street near Park Avenue.
The call came in at around 2:23 a.m. PT on Saturday, October 17th, 2020.
ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary Lopez is broadcasting live on Facebook from the scene.
Smoke seen coming from the residential structure in the area of the 1500 block of Washington Street and 200 block of Park Avenue.
At this moment, firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department and Mohave Valley Fire Department are on scene.
Initial reports over the scanner and deputies on scene that people were safely evacuated from their residences.
There is a quarter of an acre vegetation fire burning in a canyon area behind the residential structure known for people sleeping or hanging out in.
Washington Street from L Street to Park Avenue as well as Park Avenue from Washington Street to Collins Street is closed.
Cause of the fire is not yet known, and is under investigation.
If anybody has any information regarding the fire, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.