Tuolumne County, CA — Firefighters and Columbia Air attack are heading to a car accident that ignited a vegetation fire. CHP reports that a Blue Nissan Maxima went off the road for unknown reasons and is on fire, the fire spread into the grass at Lime Kiln Road near Jacobs Road in the area of Mountain Springs Gold Course. Air Attack and Calfire are responding. Update 3:44 Jacobs Road is closed, a tow truck has been requested for the vehicle. The fire is 3 acres in size and the forward rate of spread has been stopped, one structure was threatened but is not threatened any more.
Also, just before 3 pm firefighters and Columbia Air attack went to a 1-2 acre vegetation fire in the La Grange Area. Cal Fire reports crews stopped the forward rate of spread within minutes of their arrival. The flames broke out on the 1804 block Carmalita Lane and Avenita Central in the area between Don Pedro and Lake McClure Reservoirs.