Fire burns five-acres in Cottonwood

Firefighters are working to contain a five-acre fire on Bowman Rd. in Cottonwood.

Posted: Oct 9, 2019 6:33 PM
Updated: Oct 9, 2019 9:10 PM

COTTONWOOD, Calif.- Firefighters held a fire at five-acres on Bowman Rd. in Cottonwood.

One outbuilding and several cars were destroyed with the origin of the fire being near the outbuilding itself.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the area, caused by low humidity and strong winds.

PG&E contractors were on scene at the time and said they saw the fire and jumped into action to slow it before fire crews arrived.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

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