Mountain Ranch, CA — Cal Fire reports the vegetation fire that spread from a debris burn has been contained around 30 acres. When firefighters arrived on the scene the flames had spread to about an acre and a half of nearby vegetation and the rate of spread was slow, according to Cal Fire.
The flames broke out just after 5 p.m. on the 9500 block of Whiskey Slide Road near Ponderosa Way in the Mountain Ranch area. Six engines and two hand crews battled the blaze for about two hours. A dozier had been called to the scene, but was cancelled before it reached the fire area. At 7 p.m. the fire was under control and, according to Cal Fire, crews will spend another 4 hours mopping up. No structures were threatened in the fire.