Scanner traffic beginning at 4:50 p.m. indicates ground and air resources have been dispatched to a location in Southern Humboldt west of Garberville after a vegetation fire was reported in the area.
The fire is reportedly in the area Mattole Canyon Creek Road & Dutyville Road north of Ettersburg.
A pilot above the fire described the fire as 3-5 acres in size growing at a slow rate of spread with the potential of 20 acres. He said the fire is immediately threatening one structure and burning in timber.
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