|A small grass and debris fire burned near Kelseyville, Calif., on Friday, July 6, 2012. Photo by Rhonda Stockton.|
KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – Firefighters responded to a fire on Friday afternoon near Kelseyville that burned a small area of vegetation along with tires and debris.
The fire was reported at around 2:30 p.m. on Bell Hill Road near Adobe Creek Road.
Kelseyville Fire and Cal Fire responded to the incident, where grass and a large pile of tires and debris were reported to be burning next door to a vineyard, according to radio and witness reports.
Engines, water tenders and a Cal Fire helicopter that was used for water drops were among the resources sent to the scene, where about a half acre was reported to have burned, reports from the scene indicated.
Radio reports indicated “shaky containment” at 2:45 p.m., with the fire fully controlled shortly after 4 p.m.
Mop up was continuing on scene late Friday afternoon.
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