Forward progress stopped on Cottonwood vegetation fire


Update as of 12:17 p.m.

Tehama Cal Fire reported that forward progress on the fire was stopped at 11:20 a.m. Monday.

The land burned through was all privately owned, and no structures were damaged due to the fire.

Fire crews are starting to mop up the scene. Engines will remain on scene through most of the night because of high winds in the area.

Air attack has been released from this incident. Two dozers, three hand crews, four water tenders, one helicopter and two air tankers were assigned to the incident.

The fire is still under investigation.

Update as of 11:31 a.m.

Tehama Cal Fire has confirmed that the fire has now burned 45 acres.

Forward progress on the fire has been stopped.

Original article

Tehama Cal Fire reported on Monday that a vegetation fire began burning at the south end of Adams Road in Cottonwood.

The fire is 15-20 acres in size and was first reported around 10:16 a.m.

There are no structures threatened at this time.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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