[UPDATE 8:58 a.m.] One Acre Fire off Sabertooth Road South of 299; ‘Structures in the Area’

vegetation fire iconA little before 6 this morning, firefighters rushed to a fire burning off of Sabertooth Road south of 299 midway between Blue Lake and Willow Creek. The first firefighter to reach the scene reported that there was approximately “an acre of grass, brush and timber burning.”

He also warned, “There are structures in the area.”

UPDATE 7:10 a.m.: The incident commander reports that the fire has doubled in size. “We still have a structure threat,” he said. However, the fire is moving slowly and he said that once a dozer is able to get working the incident, they should be able to control the fire. All the extra resources are requested to keep coming.

UPDATE 8:26 a.m.: The fire has been stopped at two acres.

UPDATE 8:58 a.m.: Fire personnel have updated the acreage of the fire to about 3.5 acres.

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