By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)
Sources: San Bernardino County Fire District (Information)
Needles, California: Firefighters are on scene of a barn fire on a residential property located along the 200 block of Mustang Lane near Holiday Lane.
The fire was reported at around 12:30 a.m. P.T. on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 in the Gates Subdivision area.
Smoke was visible all the way to downtown and the Colorado River.
Multiple fire department agencies are on scene including San Bernardino County Fire District, Mohave Valley Fire Department and Fort Mojave Mesa Fire District along with several deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, utility crews from the City of Needles and volunteers for the rehab unit from Mohave Valley Fire Department to help firefighters stay good to continuing to put out the fire.
Initial reports that nobody was inside the barn during the fire and the near by home on the residential property has not been touched by the fire.
Mustang Lane remains closed as the fire continues to burn.
The cause of the fire is unknown and an investigator was called to the scene.
As of 4:22 a.m. PT, the fire investigator has arrived on scene as the fire continues to burn on the barn and smoke looms towards the north into the community.
As of 9:17 a.m. PT, firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire District remain on scene, firefighters from the Mohave Valley Fire Department have since left the scene, the barn’s roof appears to have collapsed, little smoke can still be visible from a distance, Mustang Lane remains closed at Holiday Lane and no information as of yet on what caused of the barn fire but an investigator was on scene earlier this morning.
Thanks to all of the firefighters, paramedics, emergency personnel, emergency volunteers and law enforcement for responding to the fire.
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