Update: Escaped Debris Burn In Yankee Hill Area
Update at 4:30 p.m.: CAL Fire reports crews have contained the blaze at under a half-acre. Further details on the fire are below.
Original post at 3:50 p.m.: Yankee Hill, CA — CAL Fire reports crews are working to extinguish an escaped debris burn in the Yankee Hill area of Tuolumne County.
The blaze is in the 13300 block of Lower Shale Rock Road, off Big Hill Road. CAL Fire reports flame from the burn pile ignited nearby grass. There is no word on the size, rate of spread, or whether any structures are threatened at this time. We provide further details as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.