Vegetation fire breaks out in Siskiyou County


UPDATE 7:30 a.m.:

The fire has increased in size to 15 acres. Crews have reached 50% containment.

Crews will be out there today and into this evening working on the fire.

ORIGINAL 8:00 p.m.:

A new vegetation fire broke out on Wednesday night in Siskiyou County near the Iron Gate Dam.

The fire began around 7:55 p.m.

Cal Fire Siskiyou County Unit told News 10 the fire has burned more than 10 acres. Crews have stopped the forward progress of the fire and have reached 15% containment.

Crews are working overnight on the fire. No evacuations are in place at this time.

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