Oct 16, 2015 5:07 PM by News Staff
UPDATE: Fire officials say the blaze burned just under an acre, and crews were able to knock down the flames before they reached any structures.
Chico fire crews are battling a blaze that is burning in the Lindo Channel and threatening several structures.
At approximately 1:45 p.m. a quarter-acre fire was spotted in the channel near Madrone Avenue and Nicole Lane.
The cause of the fire is unknown, but flames were first reported in an area that is frequented by transients.
Action News Now has a crew on the scene and we will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.