Update at 6:25 p.m.: Firefighters have contained a vegetation fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. on the railroad tracks between Hospital Road and Highway 108 behind Clark Pest Control on Mono Way. Cal Fire reports the flames were contained to a 50 x 50 foot spot. Additionally, no buildings or homes in the area were threatened by the fire. Cal Fire reports that firefighters found some trash and debris on and around the tracks but have not yet determined what sparked the blaze.
Original post at 5:35 p.m.: Sonora, CA — Firefighters are battling a debris fire on the railroad tracks behind Clark Pest Control between Hospital Road and Highway 108.
Smoke can be seen in the skies over the highway. Cal Fire reports the fire is a quarter acre in size with a slow rate of spread . The flames are heading up a slope towards the Clark Pest Control building, but crews are on scene working to exstinguish the fire.