Fire on Humboldt Hill

scannerAn unoccupied, single-story structure is on fire in the 6000 block of 2nd Street in Fields Landing. According to scanner traffic, there is grey and black smoke rising from the structure.

UPDATE 12:14 P.M.: Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a structure fire in Fields Landing at 10:49 a.m. today.

“When I got here there was fire and smoke showing,” Humboldt Bay Fire Battalion Chief Kent Hulbert said.

Hulbert said they are investigating the cause the fire, but scanner traffic indicated the fire was caused by an explosion.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was arresting suspects at the scene, however HCSO’s Matt Tomlin said they would not reveal why they were arrested without a supervisor at the scene.

Hulbert said the occupants made it out of the structure safely.

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