Coulterville, CA — Columbia air resources are assisting in battling a two-acre fire in Mariposa County south of Coulterville.
The flames broke out along Highway 49 near Mary Harrison Mine Road. Cal Fire reports there are power lines down on the highway. The CHP reports Highway 49 south has been closed at Highway 132 in Coulterville.
Cal Fire reports the fire has a slow rate of spread and is heading toward west towards Lake McClure. There is no word on whether any structures are threatened at this time. We will bring you more information as soon as it is available.
Update 1:06 pm: Cal Fire reports the fire has grown to five acres.
Update 1:30 pm: Cal Fire reports the fire remains 5 acres, but the forward rate of spread has been stopped. Columbia air has been called back to base.