Update: Vegetation Fire Grows
Mountain Ranch, CA – Cal Fire report the flames have grown from 3 to 30 acres, but the rate of spread is slow and no structures are threatened. The flames broke out from an escaped debris burn on the 9500 block of Whiskey Slide Road near Ponderosa Way in the Mountain Ranch area, according to Cal Fire.
A dozier and two hand crews have been called to the scene. Currently, three engines are on scene with three more are on the way. We will bring you more details as soon as they come into the newsroom.
Update 6:45 p.m.: Cal Fire reports the dozier that had heading to the scene has been cancelled. The two hand crews have arrived on scene along with three additional engines bringing the total to six.
Update 7:25 p.m.: Cal Fire reports the fire is contained at around 30 acres.