Pinion Pine firefighters responded to a brush fires about 40 miles east of Kingman yesterday around 3 pm which was started by lightning. 1 engine and 1 chief officer responded to the area of mile marker 88 on Interstate 40 and located a small fire roughly 1/4 mile south of the freeway. Crews were able to contain the fire to a tenth of an acre.
As the weather moved west, lightning traveled through the Pinion Pine Fire District into the City of Kingman causing power outages in Kingman and the Blake Ranch area. The cell continued to move west into Golden Valley where lightning started two brush fires and is believed to have started an outbuilding fire and is being investigated by the Golden Valley Fire District.
|Lightning as it passed through the Pinion Pine Fire District|
|Lightning over the City of Kingman|
Photos by Firefighter Beau Jackson, Pinion Pine Fire District