Fire Death Investigation in area of Eureka Mine


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Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fire in the desert area of the Eureka Mine, a rock pit located north of Paso De Oro Drive late Monday (11/13) morning.  At about 10:20 a.m., deputies responded to the scene and observed two trailers on fire and Lake Havasu Fire Department personnel attempting to extinguish the fires.  LHCFD located a deceased victim inside the burnt fifth wheel.  The fire is being investigated by Desert Hills Fire Department.  Identification and autopsy results are pending the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office.  This incident remains under investigation.