Update: Fire In Groveland Area
Update at 10:45 a.m.: The forward rate of the fire has been stopped. Crews will remain on the scene mopping up the area. Motorists are advised to be aware of the activity on Deer Flat road.
Update at 9:52 a.m.: Additional air and ground resources are being assigned to the Deer Fire which has grown to five acres. The fire remains at zero percent containment.
Original post at 9:33 a.m.: Groveland, CA– Fire resources are at a reported one-acre brush fire that is currently burning in the Groveland area. It has been named the Deer Fire and is burning on Deer Flat Road at Wards Ferry Road. No word yet on the rate of spread of if any structures are threatened. Deer Flat road has been closed at the location of the fire The fire is burning downhill in that area with zero percent containment.