MILL VALLEY (CBS SF) — Fire crews in Marin County on Monday afternoon have contained a vegetation fire in Mill Valley that led to a shelter-in-place order, according to authorities.
Marin County Fire confirmed there were crews at the scene of a vegetation fire burning near 33 Escalon Drive near the Alto neighborhood in Mill Valley that started shortly before 2 p.m.READ MORE: Crews Battling Fast-Moving 3-Alarm Fire In Vallejo, Evacuations Underway
North Bay online wildfire cameras were showing smoke billowing from the location of the fire at about 2:15 p.m.
Mill Valley Police said a shelter-in-place order was in effect for the area.
Reports of vegetation fire in the area of Escalon Drive, MV. Shelter-in-place at this time. Fire crews on-scene.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Stealing Lemur From SF Zoo Charged With Violating Endangered Species Act
— Mill Valley Police (@MillValleyPD) May 31, 2021
Just before 3 p.m., Mill Valley Police confirmed that the fire had been contained and the shelter-in-place order lifted.
Residents on Escalon would be allowed to return home, but police said they would need to park on Overhill due to the current Escalon Drive road closure.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Fire Destroys 2 Pleasant Hill Homes; Resident Still Missing, Firefighter Suffers Burns