[UPDATE 5:08 P.M. Total of Nine Fires!] Four Fires Ignite in Weitchpec Area

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Cal Fire Spokeperson Laura Coleman is alerting us to four fires on Highway 169 between mile marker 27 and 32 in the Weitchpec area. The total size of the incident is about two to three acres at this point. According to Coleman, the incident is being called the “Witch Fire.” We’ll update when we get more information.

UPDATE 11:41 A.M.: According to Cal Fire’s Twitter feed, the number of fires has been bumped up to nine. Here’s the tweet:

UPDATE 5:08 P.M.: According to Laura Coleman, spokesperson for Cal Fire, The Witch Incident as it is now being called, was first noticed around 11:45 last night. There were nine different fires in that area which burned about five acres total. The fire is contained and in “check status.”

Awesome work!

Recent Fires in that Area:



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