POINT INCIDENT AND DERSCH FIRE
POINT INCIDENT: started this morning at Gas Point Road and Libby Lane. Spread quickly to 150 acres. At last report, 225 acres and 30% containment. Evacuations still in place a a precautionary measure. Cause under investigation.
DERSCH FIRE: broke out this afternoon, burning at last report 50 acres. Some mandatory evacuations in place, in Millville off Dersch, Ash Creek Road and Parkview, and south along Ash Creek Road. Heavy wind is pushing the fire south and it has jumped Dersch Road.
BAILEY FIRE (SHINGLETOWN) 2 TO 3 ACRES AT FIRST REPORT. BEING FOUGHT FROM THE AIR AS TANKERS ON THE DERSCH FIRE HAVE BEEN REDIRECTED. CREWS BEING SPLIT BETWEEN THE DERSCH AND THE BAILEY FIRE. TWO SPOT FIRES STARTED FROM THE ORIGINAL FIRE, ONE PUT OUT BY LOCALS, THE OTHER BEING ATTENDED TO BY FIRE PERSONNEL.