Cal Fire: 1-Acre Fire at Stirling City

Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a fire burning in Stirling City, in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada Thursday afternoon.

Posted: Aug 16, 2018 5:19 PM
Updated: Aug 16, 2018 5:21 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a fire burning in Stirling City, in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada Thursday afternoon.


According to Cal Fire, the fire which at first burned less than at a half acre grew another half at around 3:35 p.m. in the B Line area.


Luckily firefighters tackled the fire dubbed the Branch Fire at around 4 p.m., less than 30 minutes later.


There were no reported injuries and residents have noticed smoke around the ridge area.

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