Plumas Fire & Aviation Management resources respond to Devil’s Fire, quickly reaching containment

Plumas Fire & Aviation Management resources responded this afternoon, Thursday, August 4, to the Devil’s Fire, a confirmed lightning fire on Grizzly Ridge near the Devil’s Punchbowl, southeast of Taylorsville. The fire is a holdover from Saturday’s lightning event.

A helicopter, an engine and a crew are on scene. The fire was under a quarter acre and after working on getting a line around it and starting mop-up, the fire was contained. Resources will be there the remainder of the day continuing work.

All are asked to watch for firefighter traffic in the area. Please be careful with anything that can spark a wildfire and report suspected wildfires by calling 911.