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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Small vegetation fire reported off Eagle Pass Road.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Small vegetation fire reported off Eagle Pass Road.

A small vegetation fire is burning off Eagle Pass Road in Needles, California.

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Reports over the fire department scanner the small vegetation fire came in from the railroad at around 3:46am PT on Monday, December 10th, 2018.

Initial reports posted on the California Highway Patrol’s Traffic Incident Information Page said that the small vegetation fire was near Interstate 40 near West Broadway (Also known as Needles Highway).

San Bernardino County Fire Department responded and was putting out the small vegetation fire as ZachNews arrived.

At this moment, no residential buildings or the high school is threaten, but fire department crews are still monitoring the area.

Reports over the fire department scanner asking if there was a burn permit for this morning, Com-Center saying to the fire department that there is no burning in the county for the area.

As of 5:14, fire department telling Com-Center to call the City of Needles for heavy equipment to help overhaul of the vegetation.

Cause in still being investigated.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.