The Needles Rodeo Grounds is being opened for anyone who needs to evacuate in an RV or who needs to evacuate large animals. Road Closure due to Fire. Rte 1 from I 40 to Golden Shores.

12928288_1722151827998747_7277712294603953887_n#‎PirateFire‬: (Update) ‪#‎SBCoFD‬ unified command with @BLMArizona San Bernardino County Sheriff (‪#‎SBCSD‬) Fish / Wildlife Service & MojaveValley Fire. #SBCSD #SBCoFD ‪#‎AirRescue‬ 06 and 40King Patrol helicopters still working fire line from the air.

As of 2hrs ago…500 acres 450 AZ, 50 CA. 5% contained. Minor Damage to Pirates Cove. Parts of the thatched roof caught fire from firebrands which burned about 10% 12472617_1722151854665411_6612187427372387522_nof the roof. The fire was quickly contained by strike team engines. Structure Defense remains in place. No Injuries to ‪#‎Firefighters‬ or civilians. Mandatory evacuations are still in place for Pirates Cove and Park Moabi.

MEASURES DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE…Mohave County, AZ. The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is issuing information on the health effects of smoke from the wildfires in the Mohave County, Topock areas. For a Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet, please visit