Sonora, CA — Fire officials stayed busy battling a couple of late night fires in the Mother Lode.
CAL Fire reports that a 1999 Lincoln Navigator started on fire in the 24000 block of Bear Clover Court in Cedar Ridge. It caused $10,000 damage, and officials say the cause is still under investigation. It was reported to authorities at 9:59pm.
In addition, a large pine tree fell in Copperopolis across Black Creek Drive. It hit some power lines and sparked a ¼ acre vegetation fire. It was reported to officials at 11:16pm. Firefighters were on scene until around 4am. It was difficult to contain due to the downed power lines. No one was injured.