Firefighters Work to Contain Wildfires in Plumas County
Firefighters are trying to put out two brush fires in Plumas County.
The Peak Fire started around 4 p.m. Saturday, and has since burned 225-acres at the base of Squaw Peak, which is roughly 10 miles northeast of Lake Davis. Firefighters say no homes or other buildings are threatened. It is 60 percent contained, with full containment expected Sunday evening.
Meanwhile, the Chips Fire started early Sunday morning around 1:15 a.m. It's located one mile up the Chips Creek drainage in the Feather River Canyon, located west of Quincy. At last check, the fire is burning 25-acres. No structures are threatened at this time.
No word yet on what caused the fires.
Many of our viewers called in asking about the smell of smoke in their areas. Fire officials say it's most likely coming from these two fires.