Category: Needles

CAUTIONARY 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. Not everyone who is exposed to thick smoke will have health problems. Level, extent and duration of exposure, age, individual susceptibility and other factors play a significant role in determining whether or not someone will experience smoke-related health problems. The most common examples of health problems includes: itchy eyes, cough, runny nose and upper airway irritation and are typical symptoms of short-term exposure to smoke. Other potential health effects include headache, dizziness and nausea to more serious...

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40King Patrol helicopters still working fire

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. ‪#‎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% of the...

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Update on Pirate/South Fire… Damage to Pirates Cove Bar

Quick action by ‪#‎SBCoFD‬ limited damage to Pirates Cove Bar. Wind and embers still a concern. Structure protection in place. 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% of 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.  The Needles Rodeo Grounds is being opened for anyone who needs to evacuate in an RV or who...

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