Update: Fire Ignites In Jenny Lind Area
Update at 4:28 p.m.: Ground crews with the help of air resources have stopped the forward spread of a vegetation fire in Calaveras County that CAL Fire has named the “Shelly Incident.”
The blaze has grown from a half-acre to 2 to 3 acres in size and was threatening some building materials on the property. The flames were moving at a moderate rate in some grass along the 11900 block of North Wimer Road, off Highway 26. A small crew will remain on-site working towards full containment and mopping up for the next couple of hours.
Original post at 4 p.m.: Jenny Lind, CA — Air and ground resources are heading to a vegetation fire in Calaveras County.
The fire is It is burning in the 11900 block of North Wimer Road, off Highway 26 in the Jenny Lind area. CAL Fire reports the blaze is a half-acre in size and one structure is threatened. We’ll bring you an update as soon as more information comes into the newsroom.