Update: Fire Near Natural Bridges
Update 12:15pm: CAL Fire reports a fire along Parrotts Ferry Road near Natural Bridges is now contained at 3.6 acres. Mop will continue throughout the afternoon so be prepared for some activity in the area. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Update at 12pm: CAL Fire reports that the latest size estimate on the fire along Parrotts Ferry Road near Natural Bridges remains 3-5 acres. The CHP reports that one-way traffic control is in place on Parrotts Ferry Road near the fire area, so be prepared for a possible delay.
A special thanks to community news partner Aaron Zanze for submitting video from the fire scene.
Update at 11:23am: CAL Fire reports that resources are arriving on scene of the vegetation fire in the area of Parrotts Ferry Road near Natural Bridges. Spokesperson Lindy Shoff says the fire is estimated to be 3-5 acres with a “moderate rate of spread.”
Original story posted at 11:10am: Calaveras County, CA — Officials are responding to a vegetation fire reported on Parrotts Ferry Road near the area of Natural Bridges.
All aircraft from Columbia has been dispatched along with numerous ground resources. Early reports that it is about an acre in size. We’ll pass along more information when it becomes available.