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)
Parker, Arizona: A large vegetation fire being called the “Lost Lake Fire” continues to burn along the Colorado River near the Lost Lake Resort.
The large vegetation fire started in the morning on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 in Blythe, California, and later jumped the Colorado River into Arizona on Saturday, May 28th 2022 causing evacuation orders for homes along 15th Avenue just north of Agnes Wilson Road.
But the evacuation orders for 15 homes along 15th Avenue have been lifted and residents are able to return home Sunday afternoon.
According to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, the Evacuation order has been lifted for 15th Avenue and Agnes Wilson Road has been opened for use.
Law Enforcement will be patrolling in the area for security, and if you need any additional information please call CRIT Dispatch at: 1 (928) 669-1277.
According to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, the Red Cross Shelter for Evacuees at the Parker Senior Center is no longer open.
Meanwhile the vegetation fire continues to burn, and has so far burned 5,715 acres and is at 34 percent contained.
The vegetation fire is most active along the Colorado River basin on both sides of the river.
Firefighters are working to stop the fire’s northern progression by using six large helicopters that are supporting firefighters on the ground who are using heavy equipment, a fire boat, and engines to contain the fire’s spread.
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