[UPDATE 7:24 p.m.] Person Burned at Bear Creek Bridge
A person was burned by a fire under Bear Creek Bridge, according to the scanner. The fire, which was near the intersection of Redwood Drive and Alderpoint Road (See map below), was reported over the scanner a little before 10:55 a.m. today.
“One patient was burned,” reported the scanner.
Initially, a dispatcher said there was smoke in the area, and someone was heard yelling “Fire!” from under the bridge.
At this point, we don’t know what type of fire it was or what started it, but we’ll update this post if and when we find out.
UPDATE 7:24 p.m.: According to a spokesperson for the Garberville Fire Protection District, “The burn patient today suffered burns to his face, hands, arms and feet. He was transported via City Ambulance to Phelps.” The cause of the incident is under investigation.