11857635_1069837666360043_917618469_nIt has been a long day for our Emergency Responders and neighbors in and around the Wildlife Refuge. As the sun goes down there is still smoke climbing into the evening sky.  Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson reported that Slurry Bombers were engaged and the fire is almost all south of Courtwright. Oatman Highway has been reopened and 8 structures have been lost. Mohave County Road Openings rt 66 is OPEN from mp 1 to mp 4.  Red Cross  has opened a shelter at Mohave Valley Elementary School, 1419 Willow Drive, Mohave Valley, AZ for those in need. Check back with JustSayNews.com in the morning for further updates.

Photo courtesy of Chip R Venezio Video courtesy Dusty Buford-Walker