Fires keep Northern Arizona firefighters busy

KINGMAN - Four fires in the span of five hours kept firefighters with the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District busy on Friday.

The cause of one of them is known. The remaining three are either under investigation or considered suspicious.

The first fire was called in at about 2:40 p.m. and involved storage units in the 4000 block of Bank Street. Crews kept the fire to a storage unit with less serious damage to two adjacent units, according to Battalion Chief Brian Davenport.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

At about 5:30 p.m. crews responded to a motor home fire in the 4200 block of Arizona Street. Kingman Fire also responded and the fire was extinguished. A fire in the engine compartment was determined to be the cause.

An hour and 15 minutes later, crews responded to brush fire on Castle Rock Road near Gordon Drive at about 6:45 p.m.

The fire damaged a fence, an electrical pole and some type of wooden structure and remains under investigation.

Finally, at about 7:50 p.m. crews responded to a fence fire in the 2600 block of Northfield Avenue.

The fire was quickly knocked down and is considered suspicious.