[UPDATE June 11 6:11 P.M.] Fire Near Orick 100% Contained

Scanner traffic yesterday indicated fire crews were responding to a vegetation fire on Bald Hills Road near Orick. Additional units were requested to help with the fire, and voices over the scanner said the fire was difficult to control. Cal Fire’s twitter posts show that the fire grew from roughly two acres to 30 acres in about 10 hours. We will continue to update this post as more information becomes available.

Here are some tweets from Cal Fire:

Here’s a Facebook post from Cal Fire: 

Firefighters are battling a 30 acre fire off Bald Hills Rd, 15 miles east of Hwy 101 & Orick (Humboldt County). #BaldFire Posted by CAL FIRE on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

UPDATE 1:44 P.M.:

UPDATE 3:42 P.M.: Tweet from County of Humboldt:

UPDATE 9:31 P.M.: Cal Fire:

UPDATE 11:17 A.M.: Cal Fire:

UPDATE 6:14 P.M.: Cal Fire:

[Note: Scanner reports are not always as first reported.]


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