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: Firefighters have gotten containment in putting out a large vegetation fire that was burning near the Lost Lake Resort.
The large vegetation fire has been burning since the morning of Thursday, May 26th, 2022.
Late on Sunday, June 5th, 2022, the large vegetation fire called the “Lost Lake Fire” has burned 5,856 acres and is at 100 percent contained.
Firefighters will continue to monitor and patrol affected areas to ensure that there are no residual heat pockets left.
Motorists are being asked to please continue to take caution when in the areas of where the large vegetation fire was burning near U.S. Route 95 in Blythe, California and near Agnes Wilson Road in Parker, Arizona as fire crews are still patrolling in those areas.
Cause of the vegetation fire is under investigation.
Great work and thanks to all of the firefighters, emergency personnel, paramedics and law enforcement for responding to the vegetation fire.