News Update: Blythe, CA: Lost Lake Fire: Large vegetation fire near the Lost Lake Resort continues to burn as firefighters begin to gain some containment and U.S. Route 95 reopens.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

Sources: Riverside County Fire Department, CAL FIRE, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Caltrans District 8 and InciWeb (Information)

Pictures: Mohave Valley Fire Department, Caltrans District 8 and InciWeb (Courtesy)

Blythe, California: A vegetation fire near the Lost Lake Resort continues to burn on Saturday, May 28th, 2022 as firefighters begin to gain some containment.

As of 3:30 a.m. PT on Saturday, the latest information is that the “Lost Lake Fire” has burned 4,900 acres and is at 30 percent contained.

An evacuation orders for the Lost Lake Resort remain in place, and officials have set up a reception and care site for evacuees at Parker Community Senior Center located at 1115 12th Street in Parker, Arizona.

Fire personnel will work to increase containment overnight, and Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team will take command of the fire at 6:00 a.m. PT today.

Firefighters utilized heavy equipment and aircraft today to increase fire containment.

U.S. Route 95 from Blythe, California to Vidal Junction, California has been reopened.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates.

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