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: UPDATE: Many in East Bay Still Without Power
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: Menlo Park Man Stabbed at Party
— 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: One Dead, Three Wounded In Early Sunday Morning Shooting In Oakland's Uptown Neighborhood