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COTTONWOOD, Calif. - Firefighters have been very busy today. Crews responded to two fires that broke out within minutes of each other in Cottonwood.
The Point Fire at Gas Point Road and Shire Horse Lane is holding at one acre, according to Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit Public Information Officer, Cheryl Buliavac. The Cattle Fire at the Auction Yard Cattleman Drive and Trefoil Lane is currently holding at five acres.
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Buliavac confirmed with Action News Now that one barn was destroyed in the Cattle Fire.
“The wind is our biggest challenge right now, it really pushes the fire and causes it to spread very quickly," said Buliavac.
The cause of both fires is under investigation.
Action News Now has a reporter on scene. Check back for additional updates.