By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)
Sources: Riverside County Fire Department, Colorado River Indian Tribes and InciWeb (Information)
Picture: InciWeb (Courtesy)
Parker, Arizona: The large vegetation fire burning in Blythe, California has jumped the Colorado River into Arizona at around 2:00 p.m. PT on Saturday, May 28th, 2022 prompting more evacuations.
According to the InciWeb and the Colorado River Indian Tribes, between 15 to 20 homes along 15th Avenue just north of Agnes Wilson Road are under evacuation orders, and boaters along the Colorado River are being told to stay clear of the area.
The Red Cross has set up a reception and care center at the Parker Community Senior Center which is located at 12th Street near Laguna Avenue.
According to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, 15th Avenue is closed in the area of the evacuation orders.
The vegetation fire started along the California side of the Colorado River near the Lost Lake Resort in the morning on Thursday, May 26th, 2022.
The latest information is that the “Lost Lake Fire” has burned 5,900 acres and remains at 44 percent contained on Saturday.
More information being posted on the news update post for the Lost Lake Fire at ZachNews.
Stay tuned to ZachNews for any more information on the Lost Lake Fire.