By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Sources: California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Fire Department (Information)
Goffs, California: The Goff’s General Store and another structure is on fire in the area of Lanfair Road near Goffs Road.
The report of the fire came into dispatch at 3:14 p.m. PT on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021.
Firefighters are responding to the fire, including Medical Engine 32, Water Tender 32, Medical Brush Patrol 18, Medical Engine 53, Water Tender 392, and Battalion Chief 173 from San Bernardino County Fire Department as well as Engine 811 from Mohave Valley Fire Department.
These are pictures sent into ZachNews by Jared Jj of the fires burning in the small desert community.
As of 3:50 p.m. PT, San Bernardino County Fire Department reports an abandoned is 75% on fire.
ZachNews has learned that the initial fire burning along the 119200 block of Goffs Road.
California Highway Patrol and the San Bernardino County Fire Department confirmed the fire is at the Goff’s General Store.
Picture from the San Bernardino County Fire Department shows the Goff’s General Store on fire.
According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, crews mounted a defensive fire attack, keeping the fire to the building of origin.
No municipal water supply hampered the ability to keep continuous water flowing, and firefighters utilized water tenders and a water-shuttle operation for a water supply.
Reports of electrical lines may have been damaged in the fire.
Southern California Edison has been called to the incident.
As of 4:00 p.m. PT, fire fully involved, more resources are being called as another structure was reported on fire near the railroad tracks.
More responding fire department crews for second structure fire includes Medical Engine 42, Medical Engine 44, Medical Engine 53 and Water Tender 7990.
ZachNews has learned that the other structure fire burning along the 119100 block of Circle Drive.
According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, while firefighters fought the commercial fire, they visualized an additional plume of smoke.
Firefighters broke from the fire to attack the new fire, finding multiple out buildings and piles well involved in fire.
In approximately 30 minutes, firefighters knocked the fire down.
According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, both fires are under investigation and suspicious in nature.
Awaiting more information.***