[Update: Vehicle Appears to be Abandoned] Two Victims Possibly Inside a Fully Engulfed Vehicle Fire; Fire Spreading to Vegetation

Vehicle fire featureCal Fire has been requested to a vehicle fire on the 1700 block of Singley Road near Loleta.

According to the CHP Traffic Incident page, the vehicle collided with a gate. Scanner traffic indicates that the reporting party on scene stated that two people may still be inside the vehicle, one an elderly male.

Once on scene, a full wildland fire response has been requested. The vehicle is stated to be “fully involved”.

Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.

Update 2:55 p.m.: One air attack has been requested. City Ambulance is on scene. Multiple fire agencies have been requested.

Update 3:01 p.m.: The CHP Traffic Incident Page states that it is unknown at this time if the vehicle is occupied.

Cal Fire helicopter 909 is in the air and en route to the scene.

Update 3:09 p.m.: Caltrans QuickMap shows the Loleta offramp for northbound Highway 101 is closed.

 

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[Screenshot of Caltrans QuickMap]

With the exception of a Cal Fire unit, all remaining units have been cancelled.

Update 3:34 p.m.: At 3:16 p.m. the CHP Traffic Incident Page reported that the vehicle appears to have been abandoned. Humboldt Towing has been requested for an evidence tow.

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Denise Doremus
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Denise Doremus
2 months ago

The helicopter is here

drove by
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drove by
2 months ago

the closure is just east of off ramp on loleta dr. Map shows northbound loleta dr offramp as closed. it is not.

Ice
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Ice
2 months ago

Calfire H-909 Just landed at St Joseph hospital and left after 15 minutes. They don’t just drop by..

Last edited 2 months ago by Ice
Martin
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Martin
2 months ago
Reply to  Ice

Ice, were there people in that burning vehicle? CHP reported it as abandoned.

justsayin
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justsayin
2 months ago
Reply to  Ice

Of course, you Mr. Sleuth have it all figured out and everything else is false.

Martin
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Martin
2 months ago
Reply to  justsayin

If his story is false, then please tell us the truth.

Earthquake weather again this morning
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Earthquake weather again this morning
2 months ago
Reply to  Ice

The ATV roll patient from the Honeydew accident.