Update: Air And Ground Crews Headed To A Fire In The Copperopolis Area
Update at 3:25 p.m.: CAL Fire reports that crews have stopped the forward rate of spread on a grass fire the ignited at the Saddle Creek Golf Resort in the Copperopolis area of Calaveras County.
The fire was burning near the driving range off of Saddle Creek Drive in the Copper Cove Subdivision. It is estimated at a half-acre in size. Crews will remain on-site working towards full containment and mopping up for the next hour. What sparked the blaze is under investigation.
Original post at 3 p.m.: Copperopolis, CA — If you heard Columbia aircraft fly overhead they are responding to a report of a fire at the Saddle Creek Golf Resort in the Copperopolis area of Calaveras County.
The blaze is vicinity the driving range, which is off of Saddle Creek Drive in the Copper Cove Subdivision. There are no details yet on the fire’s size, rate of spread or whether any structures are threatened. However, CAL Fire has called in additional resources. An update will be provided as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.