Monument Fire Threatens Homes In Numerous Trinity County Towns

More than 10,000 homes are threatened by the Monument Fire, now 142,250 acres and still just 10% contained. 2 firefighters have been injured. Evacuation orders are in effect for parts of Hayfork, Sky Ranch Road, Junction City, Red Hill, Canyon Creek, Coopers Bar, Big Bar, Del Loma, Helena, Cedar Flat, Burnt Ranch and Barker Mountain. Warnings have been issued for Weaverville, Douglas City, Hawkins Bar and Denny. Highway 299 is closed from Cedar Flat to Mccoy Lane Road.