FIRE NEAR BIG BEND

A brush fire that began late Tuesday night burned into Wednesday morning south of the Big Bend of the Colorado River State Park in Laughlin, not far from where a bigger brush fire burned for several days earlier this year. This fire was limited to about 5.6 acres, according to the Laughlin stations of the Clark County Fire Department.

LAUGHLIN — A brush fire that began on Bureau of Land Management land south of Big Bend of the Colorado River State Park in Laughlin was limited to about 5.6 acres, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

CCFD responded around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to the fire east of Needles Highway and south of the park. After the blaze was stopped Wednesday, BLM crews were on scene to assist with mop-up activities.

No injuries or structure damage was reported.

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