Update: Vegetation Fire In Tuolumne County
Update at 2:15 p.m.: CAL Fire reports that crews have stopped the forward rate of spread of a grass at a quarter acre. The fire broke out just before 2 p.m. at the intersection of Sims Road and Highway 120 in the Chinese Camp area. at a quarter acre. All incoming resources have been called off and all aircraft are heading back to the Columbia Airbase. CAL Fire spokesperson Lindy Shoff tells Clarke Broadcasting that no structures were threatened and what sparked the blaze is under investigation. Crews will remain on scene mopping up for the next hour.
Original post at 2 p.m.: Chinese Camp, CA — Ground and air resources are heading to a report of a vegetation fire in the Chinese Camp area of Tuolumne County. CAL Fire relays it is a grass fire in the vicinity of Sims Road and Highway 120 near the Yosemite Junction. No details yet on size or rate of spread or whether any structures are threatened. We will have updates as soon as new information comes into the newsroom.