UPDATED: The Forest Service reports that the fire has been contained.
As of approximately 6:30 p.m., the USFS Plumas National Forest shared on social media that Plumas National Forest Fire & Aviation Management resources responded to a fire in the Cape Lake area west of Bucks Lake this afternoon, Friday, July 22.
The Cape Fire is 1/4 mile west of Cape Lake and is a half acre. Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Ground crews will continue to work on containment and control of the fire.
Smoke may continue to be visible in the area near this fire.
Conditions continue to be extremely hot and dry, and fire danger is increasing. Please be careful with anything that can spark a wildfire!