A wildfire is snarling up traffic and causing evacuations in the Cool area.
KCRA 3 reports, “The Country Fire sparked around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday near Highway 193 in the Cool area.
The fire has burned an estimated 60 acres with a rapid rate of spread, according to Cal Fire. Crews are attacking the fire from the air and the ground.
Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for the following areas:
- South side of Sweetwater Trail from Cascade Trail to Highway 193
- Cascade Trail from Greenhorn Trail to Sweetwater Trail
- Cascade Trail south side between Greenhorn trail to Sweetwater Trail
- Secret Ravine Trail
- Stoney Hill Court
- Bald Eagle Court
- Cattail Court
- West side of Greenhorn Trail
- Courageous Lane
- Courageous Court
- Pilgrim Court
- Trillium Lane
“If you are in these areas, please evacuate immediately. If you do not need to be in this area, please stay away to allow fire and emergency personnel to get to the fire,” the sheriff’s office said.”
Head to KCRA 3 for more information on this fast-developing story!