Update: Fire Contained On Murphys Grade Road
Update at 12:47pm: A small vegetation fire that ignited on Murphys Grade Road near upper French Gulch Road is now contained. Emergency crews remain on scene, so be prepared for a delay, and try to avoid Murphys Grade Road, if possible, this afternoon.
Original story posted at 12:30pm: Murphys, CA — Officials are responding to a report of a vehicle accident that sparked a 50 x 50 ft. vegetation fire on Murphys Grade Road near the intersection of Upper French Gulch Road.
Air and ground resources are on scene. All individuals have exited the vehicle, according to the CHP. The westbound lane is currently blocked, so be prepared for activity.