Small fire springs up in Laytonville, quickly contained

Forward progress has been stopped and the fire is under control.

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MENDOCINO Co., 8/5/17 — A fire has sprung up west of Laytonville near the vineyard on Bauer Rd. The fire has burned about two acres, but CalFire is reporting that forward progress has been stopped, and it is now contained. Three engines and one handcrew will be committed for a few hours to mop up.

According to scanner chatter, local crews from the Long Valley Fire Department were on the scene quickly and got the situation under control efficiently.

A few tankers and a helicopter were initially sent to the fire, as well as CalFire engines.

Here is the original tweet from CalFire:

And the follow up:


Here is what Mendocino Sports Plus has posted:

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