Copperopolis Fires Close To Being Handled
Pommel Way Fire
Calaveras County, CA -- CAL Fire reports a one acre grass fire in the 7600 block of Riata Way, between Copperopolis and Angels Camp, near the area of Poole Station Road is close to being handled. They have released some engines and a helicopter.
That helicopter has been sent back to the scene of another blaze crews are working on in the area of Pommel Way and Colt Lane. The helicopter is helping to check for hot spots on the 5 acre grass and oak woodland blaze.
CAL Fire reports both fires are moving at a slow rate of spread and no homes are in danger. No word on what sparked the blazes.
For a map of Riata Way click here.
For a map of Colt Lane click here.
UPDATE: Both fires are fully contained.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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