UPDATE: Blaze near Lake of the Pines contained | TheUnion.com

UPDATE: Blaze near Lake of the Pines contained

Courtesy of Cal Fire
A two-acre fire burned Tuesday near Lake of the Pines.
Courtesy photo

UPDATE at 2:44 p.m.

Firefighters have contained the Iris Fire at 2.5 acres, Cal Fire said.

UPDATE at 1:33 p.m.

Cal Fire said it’s stopped forward progress on the Iris Fire, and that firefighters are making good progress.

Initially posted

Firefighters around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday responded to a blaze on Wild Iris Lane, near Lake of the Pines, Cal Fire said.

The two-acre fire threatened a building, though firefighters were on scene at 12:50 p.m. and attacking the blaze, said Mary Eldridge, public information officer with Cal Fire.

“Sounds like a slow rate of spread,” Eldridge said of the fire.

The fire, near a gravel plant, was burning at the top of a hill.

Check back for updates.

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