Update: Fire Near Greeley Hill
Fire in Greeley Hill 1:30 p.m.
Update at 1:44 p.m.: Air and ground resources have stopped the forward spread of a blaze on Wagner Ridge Road in the Greeley Hill area of Mariposa County. The flames broke out in some brush and timber near Forest Road 2S37 just after noon. CAL Fire reports the fire’s size remains at an estimated five acres. Crews will continue to work towards full containment and be mopping up for several hours, according to CAL Fire. What ignited the fire is under investigation.
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Update at 1:15 p.m.: Air and ground resources continue to battle a blaze on Wagner Ridge Road near Forest Road 2S37 in the Greeley Hill area of Mariposa County. CAL Fire reports that the acreage is holding steady at five acres with more ground resources being called in including additional engines and water tenders. The flames’ rate of spread is slow and there remain no structures threatened.
Original post at 12:45 p.m.: Greeley Hill, CA — Air and ground resources are battling a blaze on Wagner Ridge Road in the Greeley Hill area of Mariposa County.
CAL Fire reports that the flames broke out in some brush and timber near Forest Road 2S37. The fire is five acres in size and moving at a slow rate of spread. No structures are threatened. An update will be provided as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.