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Fire Near Foresthill Contained to Two Acres

A fire that broke out under some high power lines in the Spring Garden Road area near Foresthill just before 9:00 AM was contained around 11:30. CALFIRE Information Officer Lynne Tolmachoff says that responding units had to wait before fully engaging the fire.

Click here to listen to Information Officer Lynne Tolmachoff

Once the lines were de-energized multiple units were able to attack the fire and keep it from spreading further.

Click here to listen to Information Officer Lynne Tolmachoff

Crews remained onsite doing cleanup as the fire is in a heavy fuels area.

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