BOULDER CREEK (CBS SF) — The wildfire burning in Big Basin Redwoods State Park has been contained at 6.7 acres as of Sunday evening, according to authorities.
Cal Fire reported on Twitter that the fire had been contained at 9:24 p.m. Sunday.
UPDATE: The #BasinFire has been contained at 6.7 acres. An engine will stay on scene, monitoring the fire overnight.
— CAL FIRE CZU (@CALFIRECZU) May 3, 2021
The blaze, dubbed the Basin Fire, was reported about 12:11 p.m. Sunday near the Hihn Hammond Truck Trail, in a remote area that burned during last year’s CZU Lightning Complex fires.
As of 3:30 p.m., the fire’s progress had been halted but it wasn’t yet contained, a Cal Fire spokesperson said.
No injuries have been reported and no structures are threatened, according to Cal Fire.
Multiple engines and crews were dispatched and a Cal Fire helicopter made water drops.
LATEST: Copter 106 from @Calfirescu is making water drops on the #BasinFire, which is burning roughly 1/2 acre on Hihn Hammond Truck Trail in Santa Cruz County. CAL FIRE CZU was dispatched at 12:11pm. This is burning within #CZULightningComplex burn area. pic.twitter.com/XXC6BPrKwC
— CAL FIRE CZU (@CALFIRECZU) May 2, 2021
An engine will stay on scene to monitor the fire overnight, Cal Fire officials said.
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