Scanner traffic beginning around 8:44 p.m. indicated a vehicle had run off Ten Mile Road south of Point Arena and lit the fire.
By 8:57, a first responder was on scene near the 29000 block of Ten Mile Road and reported the vehicle was fully involved and the fire spread to the vegetation but did not present an immediate wildland fire risk.
The reporting party told the dispatcher they could not determine if any parties were in or around the vehicle.
UPDATE 9:06 p.m.: The CHP Traffic Incident Information indicates the vehicle is possibly a Ford Mustang. The vehicle is characterized as 1124, meaning “abandoned”.
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