LAKE COUNTY (CBS SF) – Cal Fire officials say that a brush fire burning in Lake County is at 30 percent containment Thursday evening.
Cal Fire first reported on the Gulf Fire burning near Soda Bay Road and Golf Drive shortly before 3 p.m. The fire is burning northwest of Clearlake.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River Crashes Onshore; Driving Rains, Gusty Winds, Flash Flood Fears
As of 4:30 p.m., the fire has grown to about 15 acres right now. Video from Chopper 5 showed Cal Fire helicopters and plans providing air support with water drops on the fire.READ MORE: Woman Dead in Horrific Crash on I-680
An evacuation order has been issued for residents of Riviera West. A shelter has been established at Kelseyville High School on Main Street.
Shortly before 7 p.m., Cal Fire tweeted that the fire had grown to 19 acres, but was 30 percent contained.
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KPIX 5 is monitoring this developing story and will provide updates as they are made available.