JUNE 8, 2019 – SATURDAY – 1810 HOURS PDT
A 3-month old compost fire has rekindled as the winds increased igniting a human-caused wildfire named the SAND FIRE, which is burning off of Country Rd 41 and Highway 16 towards Rumsey, California.
Fire behavior is quickly changing. It is currently deemed as a rapid rate of spread with multiple structures being threatened.
Evacuations are in eff
More are on order.
Tanker 91 is on-scene and is laying down retardant over the fire. (1804 hours PDT)
Five copters are now working the fire from the east side at an elevation of 4,000 feet.
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