Update: Vegetation and Structure Fire In Tuolumne County Extinguished
Update at 2:40 p.m.: Stanislaus National Forest Fire officials report that the vegetation fire has been contained at a quarter acre and the structure fire has been knocked down. They confirm that it was a house that was fully engulfed when firefighter arrived on the scene in Cold Springs. Further details on the blaze are below.
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Update at 2:15 p.m.: Firefighters are making progress on a vegetation fire that has spread to a structure in Tuolumne County, according to CAL Fire spokesperson Lindy Shoff. The flames are in the 29900 block of Mariposa Drive off Trinity Drive in the Cold Springs area off Highway 108. The structure was reported to be fully engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived. Shoff did not have further details regarding the size of the vegetation fire but noted that having the aircraft called off the blaze means crews are getting a handle on it.
As for the structure fire, crews are still working to knock it down reports Shoff, but all incoming resources have been called off the scene, which she says is also a good sign. Two engines remain on the scene. We will bring you more details as soon as they come into the news center.
Original post at 1:10 p.m.: Cold Springs, CA — Firefighters and Columbia aircraft are heading to a vegetation fire that has spread to a structure in Tuolumne County, according to CAL Fire.
The flames are in the 29900 block of Mariposa Drive near Trinity Drive in the Cold Springs area off Highway 108. CAL Fire says the structure is reportedly fully engulfed in flames. We will bring you more details as soon as they come into the news center.
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