Vegetation Fire on Dows Prairie Road

Press release from Arcata Fire:

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Shortly before 3:30 P.M. Arcata Fire District and CAL FIRE were dispatched to a vegetation fire on Dows Prairie Road.

The first arriving unit reported a quarter acre vegetation fire with structures threatened. Arcata Fire crews and CAL FIRE crews arrived on scene and quickly contained and extinguished the fire.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by CAL FIRE. No injuries were reported. Ifyou have any questions or have any information about this fire, contact Battalion Chief Josh Bennett of the CAL FIRE Humboldt-Del Norte Unit at 707-677-9502.

In a joint effort, Arcata Fire District and CAL FIRE remind everyone, to help keep your home safe from wild fire create a defensible space around your home and property. For more information about defensible space please contact CAL FIRE or your local fire agency.

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  • A neighbor had a huge pile of cut grass and was burning it when the wind blew embers across the fence into the adjoining empty lot. All the grass burned up immediately. Neighbor should be billed for being so stupid.

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