Area firefighters continue to battle two wildfires.The largest is in Stanislaus County near Cooperstown. That fire is being pushed by gusty winds and has spread to more than 1,500 acres. Air tankers are flying in from Hollister to help fight the blaze.
The other fire is burning in the Red Hills area off J-59 and Old Don Pedro Road. That fire has burnt nearly 40 acres. A helicopter is now on scene and has begun dropping water on the fire aiding crews on the ground. Fire officials say they are confident they can get a handle on this blaze soon.