Fire on Purdon road stopped |

Fire on Purdon road stopped

Update at 2:34 p.m.

The fire has been stopped and firefighters are mopping up, according to scanner traffic.

Initially posted

A vegetation fire reported Wednesday afternoon on Purdon Road triggered the evacuation of the Purdon Crossing parking lot.

The fire is estimated to be about a half acre in size. Purdon Road is currently shut down at Rector Road. Fire officials are reportedly staging at B 4 Ranch Road, according to scanner traffic.

Firefighters and sheriff’s deputies responded to the blaze at 1:36 p.m., California High Patrol records state.

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