Escaped Debris Burn In Calaveras County
Mountain Ranch, CA — Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire in the Mountain Ranch area.
Cal Fire report flames escaped from a debris burn on the 9500 block of Whiskey Slide Road near Ponderosa Way. The fire is an acre and a half in size with a slow rate of spread and confined to the homeowners property, according to Cal Fire. No structures are threatened. We will bring you more details as soon as they come into the newsroom.
Update 5:30 p.m.: Cal Fire report the flames have grown from 1 1/2 to 3 acres, but the rate of spread is slow and confined to the homeowners property. Currently, three engines are on scene and three more are headed to the fire.