Firefighters battle the Beach Fire along Colorado River

The blaze is in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Beach Fire Lake Havasu City
The Beach Fire along the Colorado River near Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Photo by San Bernardino County FD.

(UPDATED at 7:12 a.m. PDT April 1, 2019)

The Bureau of Land Management reported Sunday evening that the fire had burned 80 acres and most of the resources were being released. However, some would remain on scene overnight others will staff it today, Monday.


(Originally published at 4:53 p.m. PDT March 31, 2019)

Firefighters are working on the Beach Fire burning on the banks of the Colorado River at Body Beach in Lake Havasu City, AZ. At about 3:45 p.m. PDT fire officials said the northeast wind had picked up and it was moving the fire, which was 40 acres at that time, south along the shoreline on land managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. County and Bureau of Land Management structures were being threatened.

BLM, San Bernardino County Fire, and other departments were on scene.

These photos were shot from a San Bernardino County FD fire boat.

Beach Fire Lake Havasu City
The Beach Fire along the Colorado River near Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Photo by San Bernardino County FD.
Beach Fire Lake Havasu City
The Beach Fire along the Colorado River near Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Photo by San Bernardino County FD.
Beach Fire Lake Havasu City
The Beach Fire along the Colorado River near Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Photo by San Bernardino County FD.
Beach Fire Lake Havasu City
The Beach Fire along the Colorado River near Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Photo by San Bernardino County FD.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

3 thoughts on “Firefighters battle the Beach Fire along Colorado River”

    1. Look like he’s wearing the appropriate PPE for a noisy boat around his neck & on his ears. Don’t see any overhead hazards squirting a wet line from that big wet line…

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