A fire was spotted northeast of Hopland at about 5:25 p.m. near the 11,700 block of Old River Road.. The Incident Commander reported about 5:38 p.m. that the fire was currently about an acre creeping through grassland and oak woodland. There are no threatened structures at this time and the fire has a low potential to go large. There are power lines in the area of the fire though.
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.
UPDATE 5:50 p.m.: An air attack, Tanker 86, and a copter are on the fire.
UPDATE 5:55 p.m.: The fire is currently about three acres, according to the air attack.