[UPDATE Tuesday] Fire Burning in the Weitchpec Area

smoke in a forestA fire is burning in dense forest near Weichpec. The fire is spreading slowly but access to the fire is difficult. The cause is under investigation.

Cal Fire reports that they have an air attack, one tanker, one copter, three engines, one dozer, and two hand crews at the incident.

The US Forest Service and Hoopa Volunteer Fire is also responding.

UPDATE Tuesday: According to Cal Fire’s Humboldt Unit, the “incident is contained; crews will be performing mop-up for the next few days.”

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