[UPDATE 2:50 p.m.] Vegetation Fire Reported North of Hwy 36
Multiple agencies are rolling out for a report of a fire north of Bridgeville in the area where Kneeland Road and Showers Pass Road meet. The report came in just after 2:30 p.m.
Tanker 96 and copter 902 have been requested to respond.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 2:48 p.m.: Aircraft are now reporting seeing a small column of white smoke.
UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: The pilot is now reporting the fire is about a 1/2 acre in size and no structures are threatened.
UPDATE 2:57 p.m.: Both the helicopter and the
chopper tanker have headed to an area north of Dinsmore. Scanner traffic indicates that the fire might be located there instead of north of Bridgeville.
Tanker 96 is now circling a second area north of Dinsmore and Chopper 902 is right behind. [Image from Flight Tracker]