A fire is burning off of Beckwourth-Calpine Road in the Sierra Valley, above Highway 70, this afternoon July 10. Photo courtesy of Plumas County Sheriff's Office

Firefighters responding to a fire off Beckwourth-Calpine Road

5 p.m. update:

USFS Tahoe National Forest Sierraville Engine 362 and Fire Prevention Patrol 61, TNF Truckee Engine 372, cover Engine 332 from Mendocino National Forest with Plumas National Forest Fire Resources and Firestorm Crew 7 have handline and a hose lay surrounding the one to two acre Vista Fire that ignited south of Beckwourth on the Sierraville Ranger District. The fire was reported as a structure fire extending into the vegetation. Fire resources are currently mopping up to further secure containment lines and remove interior heat as part of the quick, joint full suppression response. TNF Fire Prevention, Detection, and Suppression resources will be extending their staffing this evening to be available for new starts.

Photo courtesy of TNF Engine 372 of Fire Resources from the Tahoe, Plumas, Mendocino National Forests and Firestorm Crew 7 mopping up Vista Fire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that several units are responding to a fire burning off of Beckwourth-Calpine Road. The Forest Service has units on scene and are reporting one-half acre with a moderate rate of speed.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.