Published Sunday, October 2, 2022, 1435 hours PT

A brush fire is burning on Auguajito Road at Gentry Hill Road, north of Carmel in Monterey County, California, which ignited from an unknown cause this afternoon.

The fire has currently burned about a one-half acre and has a 0% containment status.

Fire behavior is moderate with uphill runs.

The IC has ordered two additional air tankers, one helicopter, two water tenders and animal control.

Some outlets are reporting a structure fire incident but it appears if it is related to this brush fire or not.

There is a potential for up to 50 acres, per the IC.

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