King Fire update: District closes school Monday, Tuesday
FIRE CHARRED PINES stand as a smokey silhouette against the King Fire burning in the background near a home on Deep Haven Road. The fire came right up to the residence but the home was spared. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
The King Fire east of Pollock Pines nearly doubled in size overnight.
An update from Cal Fire's Website at 7:15 a.m. Monday estimated the size of the King Fire to be 3,900 acres at 10 percent containment. It is burning on both sides of the South Fork of the American River. The fire began at about 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 13.
Mandatory evacuations, according to the U.S Forest Service's Inciweb update, were for the "east side of Forebay Road from King of the Mountain Road to Pony Express Trail. All roads north of Pony Express Trail from Forebay Road east through Bullion Bend. White Meadows Road and Spring Valley Road are also under mandatory evacuation.
According to a post by the ... Continue Reading