|

Fires scorch 7.5 acres

AN AERIAL TANKER drops retardant on a wild land fire near Mormon Island in El Dorado Hills Friday.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins
AN AERIAL TANKER drops retardant on a wild land fire near Mormon Island in El Dorado Hills Friday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Fire crews jumped into action after two fires started in El Dorado Hills Friday afternoon.

The first fire began around 2 p.m. on the south side of Green Valley Road, west of Mormon Island Drive, according to El Dorado County Fire Acting Battalion Chief Russ Hasemeier. It was contained to 5.4 acres of wildland. That fire spawned a smaller blaze between Mormon Island Drive and Browns Ravine. The second fire burned 2.1 acres. The fires were both contained by about 2:45 p.m.

Firefighters from El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Cal Fire responded to the fires. Cal Fire dropped retardant from the air as crews doused the flames on the ground. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the initial fire is still under investigation.

Short URL: http://www.villagelife.com/?p=41986

This story falls on page "1"
Posted by on Aug 25 2014.
Last Login: Tue Sep 2 14:47:50 2014
Filed under Feature Photos, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Recently Commented

  • the equalizer 2014 full movie: THE EQUALIZER was constantly going to run into the danger of not being able to fit the...
  • Sheena: To further this be aware of players happiness in the Squad List screen. Also, moving them off the line helps...
  • Robin: Generally I do not read post on blogs, but I would like to say that this write-up very forced me to try and do...
  • Gerard: Valuable info. Lucky me I found your site by chance, and I am surprised why this twist of fate did not came...
  • mirena bleeding: Yes! Finally something about mirena side effects.