A 7-year-old child reportedly has been rescued from a burning home in the 1200 block of Locust Street off of Walnut Street in Willits as of 9:30 p.m., according to reports over the scanner. Little Lake Fire Chief Chris Wilkes has confirmed this fire did occur destroying an accessory building and and damaging two others but he specified there was no rescue of a 7-year-old child. This reporting came from initial scanner reports that proved to be incorrect.
Multiple nearby structures threatened. Access is difficult to the area.
UPDATE 10:21 p.m.: The Incident Commander reported the Locust Incident has been held to two structure and crews will be mopping up the area for 1-2 hours.
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