Fire Near Weed is Under Investigation

FireYREKA, Ca. — If you saw smoke coming from the┬áSouth this weekend, it may have been from a small fire in Weed, Ca. The California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) got multiple 911 calls for a report of a vegetation fire behind the Roseburg Mill in Weed on Sunday afternoon.

CAL Fire responded quickly and were able to keep the fire contained to 10 acres. Ground crews were assisted by air attack, 4 air tankers and 3 helicopters. Fire crews are working to gain full containment on it, and is expected to have that done by the end of the day.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.