[UPDATE 6:05 p.m.] New Fire Blowing Up in Lake County
The first report of a fire came in a little after 2 p.m. According to the scanner about 2:30 p.m., the fire was already 10 acres and spreading east at a moderate rate of speed. The fire is burning west of Highland Springs.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: The fire is now 30 acres headed east with a wind blowing from the west. There is a structure about 1/4 mile in front of the fire, according to an update from the Incident Commander over the scanner.
UPDATE 3:52 p.m.: The Incident Commander reported that the fire is now 40 acres but retardant has slowed it’s forward advance. Several tankers have now been released from the fire, according to the scanner.
UPDATE 6:05 p.m.: The Incident Commander reports now that the fire is 36 acres and
50% 15% contained.