[Updated with Photos] Hazmat Structure Fire Spreading to Vegetation Near Orleans

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According to the scanner, fire crews are responding to a structure fire that is moving “into the wild lands” near Orleans in the 700 block of Ishi Pishi Road. Fire personnel were requested around 10:30 a.m. The structure was recently being “exterminated,” so fire crews are being advised that there may be chemicals involved in the fire. We’ll update when we have more information.

Update 11:07 a.m.: Mutual aid is being requested to assist with the fire.

Update 11:45 a.m.: Cal Fire spokesperson Laura Coleman is telling us the United States Forest Service has responded to the fire.

Update 3:23 p.m.: Fire crews are responding to a fire at this location. It’s unclear at this point if it is the same fire or a separate fire. We’ll update when we find out more information.

Update 3:34 p.m.: Cal Fire spokesperson Laura Coleman says:

  • Multiple Local Fire Departments are assisting
  • OES and Environmental Agencies are also involved
  • The structure is two story in the Ishi Pishi area
  • The structure was being fumigated at time of dispatch
  • Started a little after 10am this morning
  • Resources at scene are still battling the fire in a “defensive attack”
  • No residences have been displaced

Update 6:33 p.m.: From Cal Fire’s Laura Coleman:

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  • Laytonville Rock

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