[UPDATE 8:22 p.m.] Fire North of Hoopa

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[Photo by Sharon Reed]

A wildland fire is burning about a mile and a half north of Hoopa. It began about 2:30 p.m. A reader reports that traffic on Hwy 96 is being detoured through Marshall Lane but we have not been able to confirm that with Caltrans or the CHP. See map below for where that is located.


UPDATE 3:48 p.m.: This photo by Alanna Lee Nulph was taken about a half hour ago. She said the fire is burning across from “Big Hill Rd.”fire near Hoopa
UPDATE 4:01 p.m.: Phil Frisbie, spokesperson for Caltrans, confirmed that the fire is burning alongside Hwy 96 and people are detouring through Marshall Lane to avoid the incident.

UPDATE 8:22 p.m.: The fire is within lines and mop up is happening.

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