UPDATED: Small fire burning east of Taylorsville – 100 percent contained

April 17 a.m. update: The fire was 100 percent contained as of this morning and remained at 3.3 acres.
8:15 p.m. UPDATE: The Forest Service is reporting that the forward progress of the fire has been stopped and better mapping indicates that the fire is 65 percent contained at 3.3 acres.
It’s just April 16 and firefighters β€” by air and the ground β€”are working a fire 5 miles east of Taylorsville.
Just before 6 p.m. the fire was reported to be approximately 3 to 5 acres with both local firefighters and the Plumas National Forest responding.
At 5:30 p.m. the fire was about 1 acre, burning uphill, with a medium rate of spread. Additional engines and aircraft have been ordered.
It’s going to be a long fire season.