CAL FIRE: Crews responding to vegetation fire near Big Bend


CAL FIRE crews are being flown in to fight a vegetation fire burning in a rural area near Big Bend.

Officials said the fire has burned 80 acres as of 6:00 p.m. Tuesday in steep in-accessible terrain. No threats to structures have been reported and no evacuations have been issued.

The fire is being called the Lightning Fire 1.6 and is 0 percent contained.

Officials said the fire is moving at a slow rate of spread and is burning within the 2009 Chalk Fire Burn.

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