Fire threatens Sheep Ranch structure

Written by Austen Thibault, The Union Democrat August 15, 2013 09:37 am

UPDATE: The forward spread of the fire was stopped at 11:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire.

The threat warning to the structure has been mitigated.  

The fire grew to 7 to 10 acres.  

 Cal Fire and local fire protection districts were fighting against a vegetation fire growing moderately in Sheep Ranch late this morning.

The fire was growing slowly at 10:28 a.m. after being reported at 9:54 a.m., according to Lisa Williams, Cal Fire spokeswoman.

One structure was threatened around Armstrong and Hubbard roads. 

It was estimated to have burned 3 acres.

No other details were available.