74°
Mostly sunny
MON
 82°
 50°
TUE
 80°
 53°
WED
 77°
 57°
THU
 75°
 56°
FRI
 82°
 55°

Large grass fire burns several acres in Penngrove Tuesday afternoon

Strong winds drove a 3-acre brush fire that crossed over Highway 101 in Penngrove on Tuesday afternoon.

A second alarm was called and additional firefighting resources were arriving at 2:30 p.m., a Redcom dispatcher said.

The blaze was reported by multiple callers at 1:52 p.m. between the 200 block of Orchard Lane and the freeway.

The wind contributed to a spot fire that broke out on the west side of the freeway, the dispatcher said.

One structure was threatened but none was involved in the fire, he said.


© The Press Democrat |  Terms of Service |  Privacy Policy |  Jobs With Us |  RSS |  Advertising |  Sonoma Media Investments |  Place an Ad
Switch to our Mobile View