By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)
Source: San Bernardino County Fire Protection District (Information)
Havasu Lake, California: A residential structure fire is burning off Desert View Lane just east of Sunset Lane.
The fire was reported at 1:34 a.m. PT on Sunday, August 18th, 2022.
Medical Engine 32 and Medical Engine 18 from the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District Station are responding.
Dispatch telling Battalion Chief 137 that receiving multiple calls.
Engine 811 from Mohave Valley Fire Department has been also called.
As of 1:46 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 32 on scene, signle story, heavy fire and on defensive.
As of 1:54 a.m. PT, calling for a water tender to fire.
As of 1:55 a.m. PT, Water Tender 818 from Mohave Valley Fire Department is responding.
As of 1:56 a.m. PT, calling an investigator and utilities; propane.
As of 1:57 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 18 saying “Defensive Fire; Stop The Clock
As of 1:59 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 32 saying they’ll be taking command, and ordering an investigator.
As of 2:05 a.m. PT, Investigator 168 is in route with a 3 and a half hour E.T.A.
As of 2:06 a.m. PT, Engine 811 from Mohave Valley Fire Department has been cleared from the incident.
As of 2:07 a.m. PT, Southern California Edison has been called to the incident.
As of 2:14 a.m. PT, Investigator 166 is in route about 5 minutes E.T.A., cancelled Investigator 168; and Medical Engine 18 tells Investigator 166 that we’re out of water.
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As of 2:17 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 18 tells Comm-Center the address of the fire is “148680 Desert View Lane.”
As of 2:19 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 18 tells Comm-Center of a “Life Hazard Alert” of power lines are down near brave side of structure.
As of 2:20 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 32 will be assuming Desert View I.C. (Incident Command).
As of 2:23 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 32 tells Medical Engine 18 having cap problems with fire hydrant.
As of 2:24 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 32 tells Medical Engine 18 switching tactical until Water Tender from Mohave Valley Fire Department arrives.
As of 2:35 a.m. PT, Battalion Chief 137 tells Comm-Center that Desert View I.C. cancelled me.
As of 2:36 a.m. PT, Battalion Chief 137 tells Comm-Center that deputy reports the occupants made it out of burning structure; all accounted for.
As of 2:37 a.m. PT, Battalion Chief 137 tells Comm-Center can’t confirmed proper primary or second primary of fire.
As of 2:38 a.m. PT, Battalion Chief 137 tells Comm-Center extended move up for Medical Engine 32; please move up Engine 44 (Twentynine Palms, California) into Station 32 (Needles, California).
As of 2:55 a.m. PT, Desert View I.C. tell Comm-Center to add to report; one medical aid; smoke inhalation and refusing transport.
As of 3:08 a.m. PT, Battalion Chief 137 tells Desert View I.C. that they have a pretty good knock down on the fire.
As of 7:00 a.m. PT, Medical Engine 18, Medical Engine 32, Water Tender from Mohave Valley Fire Department has been all cleared from the incident, and only Investigator 168 and Southern California Edison remain at the scene of the residential structure fire.
Great work to all of the emergency responders, including firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement, who responded to the residential structure fire.