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Shasta County & City of Redding Fires Quickly Contained

Placer Road was shut down for a fire near Muletown Road in the Igo area Wednesday afternoon. Dubbed the Mule Fire, it was first reported at 2 acres with structures threatened. At around 3 o’clock forward progress was stopped at 10 acres.

The Ole fire off Rock Creek Road and Ole Avenue between Shingletown and Manton was also stopped at around 3 o’clock Wednesday. Forward progress was stopped at around two acres

Another fire started at around 3:30 Wednesday off Keswick Dam Boulevard near the dam. It was stopped at about an acre

Redding Fire Department responded early Thursday morning to a reported vegetation fire near Victor and Hartnell. The first engine crew arrived a little before 5:30am and found a small spot fire and a backyard shed on fire in the field behind an insurance office. The fire was quickly extinguished, and is under investigation. It burned about a quarter acre, as well as some fencing and the shed, with an estimated loss of $1000.