[UPDATE Tuesday] Structure Fire in Willow Creek

Burning structureAt approximately 5:15 p.m., Willow Creek Fire arrived at the scene of a fully-involved structure on Country Club Drive.

“Continue all units,” reported the Incident Commander. “At this time we are attempting to draft out of the resident’s pool.”

UPDATE 5:19 p.m.: A travel trailer is also in danger of being burned.

UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: The fire as seen from Country Club Road bridge over the Trinity River at about 5:21 p.m.

Fire as seen from Country Club Road bridge over the Trinity River looking towards Camp Kimtu. [Michael Sonn]

UPDATE 6:14 p.m.: Michael Sonn also sent us this video.

UPDATE 6:38 p.m.: Like most volunteer fire departments, Willow Creek is looking for some help. You could be one of the heros that help your community by calling (530) 629-2229.
UPDATE Tuesday: According to Nathan Falk, Chief of Willow Creek Fire,
We arrived on scene to a fully involved structure fire. Our only water source at the time was a pool approximately 200 feet away. …Salyer fire sent their water tender along with personnel to assist with operations. We were able to get our water tender on scene to help with water supply. Both water tenders rotated water supply while we continued during mop up.

The building was a complete loss.



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