Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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[UPDATE: Video]Vegetation Fire Burning on Ukiah’s South State Street

[Image of the fire from the Alert WildFire webcam]

Scanner traffic beginning around 11:22 a.m. indicates that a vegetation fire is burning near the intersection of South State Street and Oak Knoll Road.

Units on the scene described the fire as a quarter-acre in size burning at a slow rate of spread located in dry grass with minimal movement in any direction.

Reports indicate the fire is burning in the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority’s jurisdiction and powerlines are involved.

UPDATE 11:32 a.m.: The Incident Commander reported the fire’s forward progress has been stopped.

UPDATE 12:55 p.m.: The following video was sent to us by Ukiah resident Clarice Sargenti and shows the beginnings of the fire and the initial response by firefighters.

Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.


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Matt LaFever
Matt LaFeverhttps://mendofever.com/
Picking Brains—Baring Bones—Playing it By Ear: I'm a reporter in Mendocino County and the Founder of MendoFever.

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