UPDATE 2:16 p.m. — A second fire has broken out in Mendocino County. This one along the 101 near Calpella:
UPDATE 2:05 p.m. — Firefighters are having some difficulty making access to the fire. Resources continue to be sent to the area, and the fire is being called the Gravel Incident due to it being in the vicinity of the gravel pit. A Pacific Gas & Electric truck is on the scene.
WILLITS, 8/26/20 — A small vegetation fire is burning in the Longvale area off SR-162. There are also down power lines near the fire, with 110 customers out of service, but it’s not definitively known if the downed lines cause the fire, or if the fire downed the lines.
The fire is under an acre in size, and Cal Fire aircraft as well as local volunteer departments have responded to the fire and are working on it.