PRESS RELEASE: Yesterday’s Brush Fire Recap


At approximately 2:52 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2016, a brush fire was reported by multiple sources in the Bridgewater Channel north of the London Bridge, near the Havasu Landing Casino ferry boat parking area. The first arriving command officer reported vegetation burning in an area estimated to be 100’ X 30’ between the walkway and the upper parking lot with no structural involvement. Four Engine Companies, one Truck Company, a Battalion Chief, and two command officers responded to the fire and gained control of the fire in approximately 10 minutes. There were no reported injuries to the firefighters. CERT responded to the fire to assist with Rehab duties for the firefighters. Crews remained on the scene an additional two hours conducting salvage operations. The fire was confined to the small area as described with no loss of property. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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