CA | Crystal Road Fire | 1

UPDATE 1 | MAY 16, 2021 | 2200 PT

A new wildfire is burning in California, named the CRYSTAL ROAD FIRE by Metro Fire of Sacramento that started just before 220 hours PT on Sunday, May 16, 2021.

The incident is located near Rio Linda Road in Rio Linda, California.

Just like the PALISADES FIRE, access to the fire has been difficult. It is said to be about 300-feet long with a narrow width. Winds are helping the fire spread to other nearby dry fire fuels.

About five minutes after the fire crews arrived on-scene, they were able to hold the fire to .50 acres and fire behavior has slowed.

Weather currently is changing with a system coming in from the north. Lightning and thunder have been seen a few miles away.

This is a developing story.

A new update will be published on Monday.

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