Crews Fighting Vegetation Fire Near Shingletown

Crews are working a 15 to 20 acre fire in the Shingletown area. The fire was reported about 2PM about 2 miles south of Highway 44 off of Shingletown Ridge Road. Crews report the fire is burning up hill on both sides of the road and has a moderate to rapid rate of spread. Several airtankers and a helicopter have been called. Additional crews are being called. As of 3PM crews were reporting the fire was holding at about 20 acres.