UPDATE 4 P.M. — The fire was quickly contained after crews arrived, according to the Fort Bragg Fire Department. Crews may still be on the scene mopping up.
MENDOCINO Co., 6/28/19 — Firefighting crews including Cal Fire and Fort Bragg Fire are currently responding to a vegetation fire in the vicinity of the 3000 block of Airport Road, across from Hemlock Lane. The incident is being called the “Orca IC.”
Firefighters are prepared to send an air response but are currently holding off as crews on the scene assess the scope of the fire. An ambulance has also been requested over the scanner for an injury related to the incident.
This article is based on developing information and will be updated as more details become available. Please avoid the area unless necessary to allow fire crews to access the scene.