UPDATE 7:42 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 - The Horse Fire has been contained. CLICK THIS LINK to see Action News Now reporter Elizabeth Zelidon's story about a harrowing escape from Happy Valley during the fire.
UPDATE 10:09 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 - The Red Cross Shelter that was set up at West Valley High School never had to be put into active operation, said Steve Walsh, Communications and Marketing Director for the American Red Cross Gold Country Region/Pacific Division. The Red Cross Shelter at the high school has been closed.
UPDATE 9:46 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 - The Horse Fire is 30 acres in size and is currently 75% contained. The cause of this CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit incident burning in Happy Valley is still under investigation. There are no evacuations in place at this time.
HAPPY VALLEY, CALIF. - Cal Fire Shasta County is fighting a vegetation fire in the Happy Valley Area.
It started shortly before 6 p.m. in the area of Saddle Trail and Blue Horse Roads.
We understand there are some evacuations in the area of Blue Horse and Happy Valley Roads. A shelter is in place at West Valley High school.
Shasta County Sheriff's Officials were not directly available for any evacuation information and Cal Fire Shasta County was also unreachable by phone.
But CHP Shasta County confirms there are road closures in the area.
Action News Now is headed to the scene and we will update with more information as it becomes available.
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