[UPDATE 10:14 p.m.] Fire Near Weitchpec; Structure Threatened

vegetation fire iconA new fire started about 6:15 near Weitchpec and the intersection of 169 and 96 near the Pierson Store, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Paul Savona.

“The fire is one to two acres,” he said around 6:45 p.m. They have one copter overhead but no ground resources at the scene. One structure is threatened by the fire.

UPDATE 7:02 p.m.: The fire is spreading slowly, according to the Incident Commander on the scanner. Two engines are on the ground and Copter 102 is in the air, he said.

UPDATE 10:14 p.m.: The fire is being mopped up.

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