Update: Fire In Jamestown Area
Update at 12:30 p.m.: CAL Fire reports that crews have made great progress on a structure fire that spread to nearby vegetation in the Jamestown area of Tuolumne County. The blaze broke out in a residence in the 18800 block of Rawhide Road, between Peppermint Creek Road and Highway 108. The flames spread to less than a quarter of an acre of grass before crews were able to stop the forward rate of spread. CAL Fire also added that ground crews are getting a “good knockdown on the structure fire.” Crews will be on the scene for the next few hours, mopping up. What ignited the fire is under investigation.
Original post at 12:15 a.m.: Jamestown, CA — Air and ground resources are responding to a report of a structure and vegetation fire in the Jamestown area of Tuolumne County.
A large plume of smoke can be seen billowing into the skies. CAL Fire reports that flames broke out in the 18800 block of Rawhide Road, between Peppermint Creek Road and Highway 108. An update will be provided as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.