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HOUSE FIRE IN JOSHUA TREE MONDAY NIGHT

Firefighters were called to a house fire in north Joshua Tree late Monday night. County Fire Battalion Chief Bob Evans said Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, and Yucca Mesa firefighters were called to the 63100 block of Cielito Drive about 11:30 p.m. The blaze was well involved with smoke and flames when they arrived. Crews had the flames knocked down in 36 minutes. Evans thought the fire had started in the living room of the home; the cause is still under investigation. The wind was not a factor in fighting the blaze. The male occupant was able to get out of the house safely and there were no injuries.

The Blue Ridge Fire in Yorba Linda Courtesy Orange County Fire Authority

Battalion Chief Bob Evans also mentioned that a crew from a brush patrol engine stationed at the Twentynine Palms fire station was sent about 9 p.m. Monday to join a strike team help fire the Blue Ridge Fire in Yorba Linda, which is currently at 8,000 acres and is 0 percent contained.

CORONER IDS MAN KILLED IN CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The county coroner has identified the man killed in a crash in Twentynine Palms. Thavreak Khoeum, 37, of Twentynine Palms, was driving a Toyota pick-up truck on Valle Vista Road when he lost control for unknown reasons near Monte Vista Street. The truck left the road and rolled over; Koheum was ejected from the truck and was pronounced deceased at the scene. County Fire Captain Danny Stamps said the crash happened sometime Sunday night/Monday morning; paramedics were called to the scene at 6:44 a.m. Monday morning when the crash was discovered.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN IN FATAL CRASH DISCOVERED TUESDAY MORNING

We have a little more information about a fatal crash in Twentynine Palms. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a Twentynine Palms man was driving a Toyota pick-up truck on Valle Vista Road when he lost control for unknown reasons near Monte Vista Street. The truck left the road and rolled over; the driver was ejected from the truck and was pronounced deceased at the scene. County Fire Captain Danny Stamps said the crash happened sometime Sunday night/Monday morning; paramedics were called to the scene at 6:44 a.m. Monday morning when the crash was discovered. The victim’s identification has not been released yet pending notification of next of kin.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MOBILE HOME DAMAGED IN FIRE TUESDAY

A mobile home was damaged in a fire in Twentynine Palms Tuesday afternoon. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike O’Bier said firefighters from Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, and the Combat Center were called to a single-wide mobile home on fire in the 4500 block of Adobe Road just after 1 p.m. The single male resident was outside when firefighters arrived. The fire appeared to have started outside near the water heater closet. The American Red Cross was called to help the resident. The cause is under investigation.

FATAL CRASH EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS DISCOVERED THIS MORNING

A man was killed sometime during the night in a single-vehicle rollover crash east of Twentynine Palms. County Fire Captain Danny Stamps said the vehicle appeared to be traveling eastbound on Valle Vista near Bagdad Highway when the crash occurred. The vehicle was not spotted and called in until 6:44 a.m. this morning. Z107.7 News will have more information when it becomes available.