July 13, 2024
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Glass Fire is under way

Glass Fire is under way

Firefighters Respond to Glass Fire in Doublehead Ranger District

Multiple fire resources, including aircraft, engines, and crews, responded to the Glass Fire, a vegetation fire reported east of Glass Mountain on the Doublehead Ranger District, which started around 1 p.m. on July 1.

As of 4 p.m. on July 1, the Glass Fire is approximately 20 acres and 50 percent contained, according to Fire Management officials. The suppression efforts involve a combination of aircraft, crews, engines, and a CAL Fire dozer. The fire has received retardant drops, and a hose line has been established around it. The forward spread of the fire has been halted.

Crews will continue to strengthen and secure containment lines. Updates are being awaited as the situation develops.

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