Bird Caused Grass Fire On Hwy 49
Sonora, Ca — The cause of a 10 x 75 ft. roadside fire this morning on Hwy 49 near Sims Rd. has been determined to be a bird flying into a power line.
?It caused sparks when the bird touched the line,? says CAL Fire Information Officer Lisa Williams. ?I wouldn´t say that this type of thing happens a lot, but it can occur.?
The report came in at 11:30am, and the incident was closed at 12:30pm. No dollar damage was reported.
Written by BJ Hansen