[UPDATE 2:18 p.m.] Fire at Island Mountain

Screengrab of FlightRadar showing airplanes circling the area of the fire.

Screengrab of FlightRadar showing airplanes circling the area of the fire.

Just before 2 p.m., firefighters and aircraft scrambled to respond to the report of a fire in the 1500 block of Island Mountain Road in the southeastern corner of Humboldt County.

An ambulance was initially dispatched for a 75-year-old with smoke inhalation but was cancelled.

Firefighters are still responding.

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.: At least two fire aircraft are returning from the fire indicating that they feel like those on the ground will be able to handle the situation.

 

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