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Forward progress stopped on vegetation fire west of Red Bluff

Cal Fire Tehama County crews said forward progress on a fire burning west of Red Bluff has been stopped.

Posted: Apr 23, 2020 6:13 PM
Updated: Apr 24, 2020 3:49 PM

UPDATE: 8:57 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2020 - Cal Fire Tehama County crews said forward progress on a fire burning west of Red Bluff has been stopped.

Crews are calling this the "Red Fire," it's currently at 26 acres and 40% contained. Action News Now will continue to share updates as they become available.

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RED BLUFF, Calif. -  Cal Fire Tehama County is fighting a vegetation fire burning west of Red Bluff. 

Fire officials say it's located about a half-mile off the road, near the intersection of Red Bank and Colyer Springs Roads, in the Red Bank Creek area.

The fire was reported at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and by 5:45 p.m. it was estimated at 7 to 10 acres in size.

Cal Fire Dispatch said no homes were threatened, and it was growing at a slow to moderate rate of spread.

We were also told they have a lot of resources on the fire, including a helicopter, five engines, one dozer, two water tenders, and two crews. 

Right now, there is no word on what may have caused it. 

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