Tuesday, September 1, 2020

UPDATE: Fire Southwest of Briceland

Posted By on Tue, Sep 1, 2020 at 6:45 PM

click to enlarge Smoke rises from the Diamond Incident. - CALFIRE
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  • Smoke rises from the Diamond Incident.
About 5:52 p.m., a piece of logging equipment caught on fire southwest of Briceland. Flames from the vehicle spread to the surrounding vegetation, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Paul Savona.

At 6:26 p.m., the fire had spread to a quarter acre and aircraft were overhead.

Ground crews from Cal Fire, Briceland Fire, Whitethorn Fire, Redway Fire and Telegraph Ridge Fire are making their way to the incident, Savona said.

UPDATE 7:11 p.m.: Savona reports the forward progress has stopped. Crews will be mopping up for two hours.

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