WELLTON, Ariz. – At 9:51 a.m. on Thursday Wellton Police responded to a fire at the Desert Rose RV Park. They requested the assistance of the city of Yuma Fire Department, when they arrived on scene a rec room and apartment were completely engulfed in flames. One woman has been confirmed dead, officials can not release her identity until after notifying her next of kin.
Several other residents were not able to return home due to damage caused by the fire. The Red Cross has offered them assistance and says they will take care of a temporary place for them to stay and will provide food and clothes. Wellton Police say that at this time it seems there were no signs of foul play, but most likely it will take a month or more to learn exactly what happened.