The View Fire is currently burning in Redwood Valley near the 10000 block of West Road originally reported at approximately 6:06 p.m. as a structure fire spreading to an adjacent fence and vegetation.
West Road, between Road N and Tomki Road, will be shut down as the fire personnel address the fire, reported as 100’x100′ spot. The Incident Commander said there is sufficient fire at the scene.
The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office issued a situational awareness alert regarding the incident:
UPDATE 6:28 p.m.: The Incident Commander said the fire is now contained. He estimated personnel will be mopping up the area for an hour.
The view from the Alert Wildfire Redwood Camera shows the smoke has all but disappeared as firefighters gained control
UPDATE 7:05 p.m.: The Incident Commander reported that the fire is out. West Road is still closed at this point between School and Tomki.
UPDATE 7:51 p.m.: MCSO reported that the roadways near the incident have reopened:
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