UPDATE: Air crews battling the Bradley Fire have now made a better map of the fire and it is now estimated at 300 acres.
Officials say that the fire is slowing for the evening which will allow for fire crews and dozers to make progress constructing lines around the fire.
(UPDATED 8:45 P.M. 7/11/21)
UPDATE: At around 5: 30 Sunday afternoon, the Shasta-Trinity Nation Forest believes that the Bradley Fire, which is burning east of McCloud was estimated at 35 acres and is spreading at a moderate to high rate of speed.
Around 7:00 p.m., NewsWatch 12 reached out to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and found that the Bradley Fire is now between 40-50 acres in size. Several aircraft including a couple helicopters and a few air tankers, along with several firefighters are working to contain the blaze. No structures a threatened at this time and the fire is currently moving in a north/northeast direction away from McCloud. The cause of the fire is now under investigation.
Firefighters on the scene are also asking for people to avoid the area.
(UPDATED 7:08 p.m. 7/11/21)
MCCLOUD, Calif.-- According to the U.S. Forest Service in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, a new wildfire dubbed, the Bradley Fire, is burning east of McCloud and is estimated at around 10 to 15 acres.
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fire resources, including aerial support, are responding to this new fire.
This is a developing story and we will continue to provide more updates on the situation as soon as possible.