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Line Established Around Pleasant Fire

Progress is reported on the Pleasant Fire, which began yesterday afternoon, near Highway 49 and Pleasant Valley Road. Cal Fire Spokesperson Mary Eldridge says it’s consumed 280 acres with 40% containment. And they’ve now gotten a line around it…

click to listen to Mary Eldridge

We’re now also told that the number of structures destroyed is still to be determined. North San Juan Batallion Chief Boyd Johnson was among crews battling the flames through the afternoon and night…

click to listen to Boyd Johnson

But Eldridge says conditions are still considered dynamic, including the escalating temperatures, which could cause the blaze to “wake up”, as she puts it. She says the source or cause of the fire is not known at this time.

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