Update: Escaped Debris Burn In Arnold Area
Update at 11:50 a.m.: CAL fire report that crews have been able to stop the flames forward rate of spread on a blaze that broke out near Avery Middle School on Segale Road in the Avery-Arnold area of Calaveras County. There remains no word on the fire’s size, but crews will remain on scene working towards full containment and mopping up for the next couple of hours. Further details on the blaze can be viewed below.
Original post at 11:35 a.m.: Arnold, CA — CAL Fire crews are on the scene of a blaze sparked by an escaped debris burn bordering Avery Middle School in the Avery-Arnold area of Calaveras County.
The fire is burning along Segale Road near the Moran Road intersection, just off Highway 4. Several piles of debris were burning when the flames from one spread to nearby vegetation, according to CAL Fire. The fire is moving at a slow rate of spread. There is no word on the size of the fire or whether any nearby structures are threatened at this time. We will provide an update as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.