Wednesday, November 19, 2008

KINGMAN - The Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District No. 1 responded to a pallet fire around 11 p.m. on Friday at Kingman High, 4182 N. Bank St. Three fire engines, one water tender and one battalion chief responded to a 911 call. Upon arrival, approximately 100-by-100 stacked wooden pallets were on fire. The crew let the fire burn until around 1:15 a.m., when they extinguished the coals. The firefighters cleared the scene at 3 a.m. and returned later that morning to examine the scene. The cause of the fire is unknown.

GOLDEN VALLEY - Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Tamie Lea Henderson-Sandoval, 48, of Golden Valley, Friday evening on suspicion of felony possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor driving with suspended license. At 9:45 p.m., deputies stopped Henderson-Sandoval's vehicle on Chino Drive at Adobe Road. A records check showed her to have a suspended driver's license. She was taken into custody without incident. A search of the vehicle revealed a pipe with residue located on the floorboard behind the driver's seat. Deputies also located a glass pipe with residue on Henderson-Sandoval. She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

KINGMAN - On Thursday, the Kingman Fire Department responded to a storage shed fire in the 1300 block of south Sixth Street. At 4:33 p.m., two engines with 12 firefighters, the assistant fire chief and battalion chief answered the 911 call near a residence. Upon arrival, the eight-foot-by-eight-food wooden shed was completely engulfed in flames. The firefighters were able to limited the damage to the shed and protect near by structures. KFD cleared the scene approximately one hour after the call came in. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, because it is suspicious in nature, Battalion Chief Bill Johnston said.