: Multiple lightning caused fires were identified by aviation detection units this afternoon as thunderstorm systems rolled across the area. These fires are single tree incidents and are relatively small. All of these fires are being actively engaged by air and ground firefighting resources in a full suppression effort.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.
• Little Fire: This fire is located south-east of Castle Lake, and multiple engines and a hand crew are responding. The fire is a single tree with 0.10 of an acre on the ground.
• Blue Fire: This fire is located north of the Tangle Blue Trailhead, and multiple engines and an interagency hotshot crew are responding.
• Peak Fire: This fire is located near Chanchelulla Peak, and smoke jumpers have been deployed.
• South Fire: This fire is located south-east of McFarland Ridge and is 0.10 of an acre. Firefighters have completed a hose lay around the fire and are currently mopping up any hot spots.