[UPDATE 7:10 p.m.] Structure Fire Spreading to Vegetation in the Reed Mountain Area
At approximately 5:45 p.m., multiple fire crews, including Cal Fire, Redway and Garberville, responded to a vegetation fire reportedly in the Reed Mountain/Twin Trees area. A tanker was sent from Ukiah.
At 5:58 p.m. the dispatch reported that this was a structure fire spreading to the vegetation two miles up Reed Mountain Loop Road. “Structure almost burned to the ground,” according to air traffic over scanner. “Continue all resources…Heavy spotting potential.”
[Note: Scanner reports are not always as first indicated.]
UPDATE 6:15 p.m.: David Durr sends us this photo of the smoke.
UPDATE 6:59 p.m.: Photos by Sandra Bonham show the plane dropping retardant.
UPDATE: KMUD reporting the fire contained.