Multiple Fire Crews Were Called To A Vegetation Fire Saturday In Paloma

Multiple Fire Crews Were Called To A Vegetation Fire Saturday In Paloma

Calaveras County and Cal Fire firefighters were called to a reported vegetation fire at Paloma Road and Gillam Road around 7 o’clock Saturday night. First engines on scene reported the fire was 3 acres in size moving uphill with a moderate rate of spread, with one structure threatened. Ground crews quickly made access to the fire, with the assistance of one helicopter making water drops, and were able to stop the forward progress with containment reached early Sunday morning at 9 acres. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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