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Firefighters Busy In Motherlode Today

Firefighters had their hands full today with a couple of grass fires in the Motherlode. In Calaveras County,
crews were called to a subdivision at the end of Riata Way just after 3 o´clock and found a half acre of grass burning. Crews needed about 15 minutes to
contain it.

A couple of hours later at Hatler Industries in Big Hill, crews were called for another half acre sized blaze. Crews needed about 20 minutes
to surround it.

No one was hurt and no sturctures damaged in either incident. Causes of both fires are under investigation.