[UPDATE 2 p.m. Some Resources Being Released] Fire in the Benbow Area
UPDATE 12:55 p.m.: Firefighters are now looking for Red Rock Road. Personnel with eyes on the fire describes it as 1/4 acre in heavy timber with a slow rate of spread.
UPDATE 1 p.m.: Now dispatch is saying that the best access is likely off of Twin Trees Road.
UPDATE 1:07 p.m.: A reader tells us, “Spotter planes on it. Heli on scene…Wind picking up. Smoke plume solid up to 3000ft.”
UPDATE 1:39 p.m.: A campground in Richardson Grove State Park is being evacuated because of the fire.
UPDATE 1:42 p.m.: Below is the rough area of the fire.
UPDATE 2 p.m.: Fire is holding at approximately one acre. Some resources are being released.