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Car fire spreads to vegetation

Firefighters are on the scene of a fully involved car fire with 5-acre vegetation fire on Highway 36 west and Basler road, CAL FIRE said.

Posted: Oct 22, 2019 4:22 PM
Updated: Oct 22, 2019 4:32 PM

UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 - Forward progress has been stopped on the 5-acre vegetation fire on Highway 36 west and Basler road, according to CAL FIRE.

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RED BLUFF, Calif. - Firefighters are on the scene of a fully involved car fire with 5-acre vegetation fire on Highway 36 west and Basler road, CAL FIRE said.

CAL FIRE said a car fire sparked the flames around 4 p.m.

The fire caused Caltrans to close Highway 36 about 3 miles west of Red Bluff.

The car fire spread to grass, no injuries have been reported at this time.

Action News Now will continue to update with the latest developments as they become available.

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