[UPDATE 3:05 p.m.] New Fire Breaks Out in Spyrock; One Structure and 10+ Acres Burning

Multiple major new fires are burning across Northern California–the Ponderosa in Butte County, the Pleasant in Nevada County, and the Helena in Trinity County. Now a new fire broke out in Mendocino on Spyrock Road.

The Rock, as the fire is called, began about 12:20 p.m. and is already over 10 acres according to scanner traffic. Below is a video from the scene by R. Scott Thomas.

Copter 102 from Cal Fire in Humboldt has been sent to the scene as have some of the other scarce resources from the county.

UPDATE 3:05 p.m.: According to a Cal Fire tweet, the Rock Fire is “contained at approximately 12 acres- units will remain at scene for 4-5 hours for mop up.”

UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: Cal Fire tweets, “Confirmed total loss of 2 double wide mobile homes and extensive damage to shop building.”


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