[UPDATE 8:36 p.m.] Fire at Ruth Lake
Tara Sutherland who sent in the photo reports that is “burning along road out here at Ruth between the dam and [Journey’s End.]” This is on the northeast side of the lake.
Copter 102 and other fire resources are being dispatched, according to the scanner.
At 3:49 p.m., Sutherland told us that a fire truck was in the yard of a home near where the fire
truck is burning. See photo below.
UPDATE 4:05 p.m.: Sutherland sent us video of the plane circling over the spreading fire.
UPDATE 4:16 p.m.: A helicopter is dropping water on the fire now.
UPDATE 4:43 p.m.: The fire appears to be coming under control.
UPDATE 8:36 p.m.: According to Bridget Litten, Public Affairs Officer with Six Rivers National Forest, evacuations are lifted and firefighters are mopping up after putting a handline around the fire earlier.