A wildfire currently burning in Calaveras County at Armstrong Rd and Sheep Ranch Road in the Sheep Ranch area east of Murphys.
A large column of smoke is visible from downtown Sonora and the surrounding area.
Four to six air tankers and three helicopters are working this fire. Numerous ground fire units are either at the fire or responding.
Also firefighters are reporting structures threatened on Sheep Ranch between Avery Sheep Ranch and Fullen Road in the Avery area. Fire officials are directing firefighters into that area for structure protection.
We´ll keep you updated.