Brush fire breaks out off Highway 94 and Millar Ranch Road

   Firefighters are making good progress on a brush fire off Highway 94
and Millar Ranch Road that is being held at 10 acres and is being
fought from the air and ground by CalFire, assisted by the U.S. Forest
Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Heartland Fire, CalFire reports.
fire was reported at 11:30 a.m. and its cause is under investigation,
reports CalFire. One firefighter has been injured, but details are not
Initiallly, seven engines, two fire crews, one bulldozer,
two airtankers, two helicopters, and one chief officer responded to
what officials are calling the Millar Fire.
   As the fire spread
from three acres to seven acres, the incident commander requested a
strike team of engines from Heartland Fire, two additional  airtankers
and two additional helicopters, CalFire reported at 11:40 a.m. The
incident commander later canceled the two additional airtankers and two
extra helicopters, but ordered two water tenders and additional two
fire crews, CalFire reports.

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