[Update: 11:38 p.m.] Fire Behind Tetrault Tire in Eureka
Scanner traffic indicates Humboldt Bay Fire is responding to a vegetation fire to the rear of Tetrault Tire (4000 block of Broadway) in Eureka. Fire crews responded to the incident at around 10:40 p.m. Fire crews have arrived at the scene, but they are having trouble finding an access point to the fire. We’ll update this post when we find out more information.
10:51 p.m.: One engine originally responded to the fire, but an additional engine has been requested.
10:52 p.m.: According to the scanner, the fire is “spreading to eucalyptus.”
10:55 p.m.: Fire crews are using Weiler Road (view the map above) as an access road to the fire.
11:02 p.m.: Fire crews have located a fire hydrant to help fight the fire.
11:07 p.m.: A voice over the scanner said that it is an approximately 100 foot spot of eucalyptus grove, and fire crews are expecting to be at the scene for about an hour.