FARM ANIMALS KILLED IN LANDERS FIRE

A fire in Landers killed several pigs and goats Saturday. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Donnie Viloria, firefighters were called to a small farm near Alta Avenue and Lutz Road just after 6 p.m. for a structure fire. Viloria said four outbuildings, which served as shelters for pigs and

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FAST FIRE KNOCKDOWN SAVES YUCCA VALLEY HOUSE

Fast work by responding county firefighters saved a Yucca Valley house Saturday morning. Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said county fire crews from Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree responded to a structure fire in the 57400 block of Encelia Drive in Yucca Valley at approximately 1 a.m. Medic Engine 41

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SUSPICIOUS FIRE IN NORTH JOSHUA TREE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

The county fire department is investigating a suspicious fire in north Joshua Tree last night. County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said firefighters from Joshua Tree, Yucca Mesa, and Yucca Valley were called to the blaze in the 62600 block of Sun Mesa Road at 9:56 p.m. He said the

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FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE FIRE IN NORTH JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY NIGHT

Firefighters battled for an hour to control a structure fire in north Joshua Tree Friday night. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, firefighters from Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, and Twentynine Palms called to the structure fire at 9:04 p.m. found heavy smoke and flames showing from

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EARLY MORNING YUCCA MESA FIRE BURNS OUTBUILDINGS

Firefighters from Yucca Firefighters from Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, and Joshua Tree were called out to a fire early this morning. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, The call about a residential structure fire came in at 12:49 a.m. to the 59000 block of Lutz Lane in Yucca

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DUMPSTER FIRE AT VONS IN YUCCA VALLEY LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

Yucca Valley firefighters were called to a fire at the Vons grocery store late Tuesday night. About 11:30 p.m., passers-by reported a significant amount of smoke rising from the Vons store, but firefighters determined the blaze was actually in a dumpster behind the store. It was quickly extinguished and the

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FAMILY HEIRLOOM SURVIVES FIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A family heirloom survived a fire in a storage shed Thursday in Twentynine Palms. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters were called to the 5300 block of Baileya Avenue about 2:00 where they found a metal storage shed in the yard on fire. No other structures were

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early morning, accused of setting a fire to the business where she worked. According to Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the Break-n-Run bar in the 72100 block of 29 Palms Highway shortly before midnight. The employees said the fire started below the deep

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SMALL SHED FIRE IN JOSHUA TREE TUESDAY AFTERNOON

Firefighters made quick work of a shed fire in Joshua Tree Tuesday afternoon. Joshua Tree firefighters, assisted by Yucca Valley firefighters, were called to the 60400 block of Latham Trail at 1:39 p.m. The 10×10-foot shed was threatening a house, but firefighters were able to prevent it from spreading, and

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FIRE DESTROYS MOTORHOME IN NORTH JOSHUA TREE

A malfunctioning propane stove is to blame for a fire that completely destroyed a motorhome in Joshua Tree Wednesday night. According to County Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters from Joshua Tree and Yucca Mesa found the 22-foot motorhome completely involved in flames near Sunflower and Sunkist Roads. Tuttle said the

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FIRE DESTROYS MOTORHOME AND VEHICLE IN WONDER VALLEY

A resident living in his motor home while building a permanent home in Wonder Valley will have to find another place to live following a fire Sunday. According to County Battalion Chief Mike Snow, firefighters were called to the 83600 block of Amboy Road at 1 p.m. where they found

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JOSHUA TREE MOBILE HOME CALLED A TOTAL LOSS AFTER FIRE THURSDAY

A Joshua Tree mobile home is a total loss following a fire Thursday afternoon. County Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said firefighters from Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, Twentynine Palms, and CalFire were called to the Joshua Estates Mobile Home Park in the 62400 block of 29 Palms Highway at 3:28 p.m.

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SMALL FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY MORNING

Yucca Valley firefighters were called to a fire in a storage container in Yucca Valley this morning. County Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said the call came in at 6:33 for the fire near Cobalt Road and Cholla Avenue. The 20-foot container was filled with engine blocks and car parts. Firefighters

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FIREFIGHTERS FIGHT TWO SMALL FIRES MONDAY

Morongo Basin firefighters were busy yesterday. Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley firefighters were called to the Joshua Tree Retreat Center about 5:30 p.m. for a small shed that caught fire. County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said the shed, which housed electrical equipment, was a total loss, and the cause

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JOSHUA TREE MOBILE HOME DESTROYED, GOATS DIE, IN FRIDAY MORNING FIRE

A mobile home burned to the ground, and at least three goats were killed, in a fire in Joshua Tree Friday morning. Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said firefighters were called to the 3900 block of Border Avenue about 11:24 a.m. where they found the home fully engulfed in flames. Tuttle

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TRAVEL TRAILER FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

A travel trailer was destroyed in a fire in Yucca Valley Friday night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, firefighters were called to the 7800 block of Valley Vista at 11:41 for a structure fire. Arriving firefighters found the unoccupied travel trailer fully engulfed in flames. The blaze was quickly extinguished.

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FIRE AT A YUCCA VALLEY ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY CAUSES EVACUATION

Two people were displaced from their rooms at an assisted living facility in Yucca Valley after a fire tore through one of the facility’s bathrooms and its attic Sunday, Janunary 3. San Bernardino County Fire Captain Dean Dickover said the fire, which caused between $5,000 and $10,000-worth of damage, appears

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WINDS FAN A JOSHUA TREE FIRE

Firefighters in Joshua Tree battled a strong wind yesterday as they fought a fire burning a garage and multiple vehicles. According to County Fire Captain Clint Marks, firefighters from Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, and CalFire were called at 4:02 p.m. to the 61600 block of El Coyote for

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YUCCA VALLEY FAMILY HOMELESS AFTER EARLY MORNING DUPLEX FIRE

A Yucca Valley family and their cats are homeless after an early morning fire. About 1:30 a.m., firefighters from Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, and Morongo Valley were called to a duplex fire in the 58900 block of David Avenue. Arriving firefighters found the fire was well involved in

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AN ARREST FOR ARSON AFTER A CABIN FIRE IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley man who said he wanted to leave California may end up staying here longer than he would like after he was accused Tuesday morning of intentionally setting fire to a cabin in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, firefighters were called to a structure fire near Youngs

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