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The Hill Fire, which broke out on West Ranch Road this afternoon, July 20, is being mopped up. Photo courtesy of USFS

Quincy Fire, Forest Service responding to fire on West Ranch Road UPDATED

UPDATED 2:25 p.m.: The Forest Service is reporting that the fire, which began as a structure fire, spread to vegetation on Forest Service Land. In addition to ground crews, a helicopter and fixed wing plane responded to the fire. The fire now has handline around it and has been stopped at 1/10 of an acre.

Quincy Fire and the Forest Service are responding to a report of fire at 41501 West Ranch Road, which is off Highway 70 across from Feather River College. The calls came in before 2 p.m. with engines arriving on scene soon after.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Firefighters continue to ensure this afternoon’s Hill Fire is completely out. Photo courtesy of USFS




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