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Update: Vegetation Fire Stopped Off Mono Way In Sonora

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Update at 10:53 am: Firefighters have stopped the forward spread of the 1/4 acre Sullivan Fire located down in a canyon near the 13000 block of Mono Way. Crews will remain on the scene mopping up the fire and investigating the cause.

Update at 10:38 am: What has been named the “Sullivan Fire,” near the 13000 block of Mono Way, is holding at about 1/4 acre, according to CAL Fire. Air and ground resources remain on the scene. It has been burning at a “slow rate of spread” in a canyon near Elsie’s Pond. There are no evacuation warnings due to the fire. More information can be found below.

Update at 10:15 am: CAL Fire reports that the vegetation fire near the 13000 block of Mono Way, near Elsie’s Pond, down in a canyon, is 20 x 50 feet in size. It is burning brush at a “slow rate of spread.” Air resources from Columbia are also heading to the fire. Firefighter staging is at the Chrysler dealership. Be prepared for activity in area.

Original story posted at 10 am: Sonora, CA — There is a reported vegetation fire off Mono Way near the Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep- Ram dealership.

Smoke is visible nearby, and firefighters are responding to the area. The fire is reportedly in a canyon near the area known as Elsie’s Pond. There was also a fire in that region on July 2nd. It is an area where transient residents are known to live. Firefighters are staging near the auto dealership to investigate the fire. No evacuations have been called for.

We will pass along more information when it becomes available.