Update: Escaped Debris Pile Fire In Tuolumne County
Update at 5:15 p.m.: CAL Fire reports that the fire has been contained to the debris pile and a section of the wood pallets. No injuries are reported in the blaze. Crews were able to contain the fire in about 30 minutes but will remain on scene for about another half hour mopping up.
Update at 4:45 p.m.: CAL Fire reports that when firefighters arrived on the scene they found a 50 by 50-foot debris burn pile and flames come up from a section of pallets nearby.
Original post at 4:25 p.m.: Mi-Wuk Village, CA — Firefighters are heading to a report of an escaped debris burn in the Mi-Wuk Village area of Tuolumne County.
CAL Fire reports that the caller relayed that the flames escaped the debris pile and ignited a large stack of pallets and wood nearby. The fire is burning along the 24900 block of Highway 108 between Lodestone Avenue and Bonanza Drive. There are no details on the fire’s size or whether any structures are threatened. We will have an update as soon as more information comes into the newsroom.