More fires broke out Thursday on Millville Plains. Crews have cut control lines almost completely around the Mallard Fire that started Wednesday night. That fire spread from a house fire near Mallard Way and Antlers Road, and the house was destroyed. The Mallard is about 75 acres and 95 percent contained. 2 firefighters on the mallard have been treated for heat-related illness.
Two new fires started Thursday near the Mallard Fire between Millville Plains Road and Sprig Way north of Dersch Road. We're told the fires did not start as spot fires from the Mallard and the cause is still under investigation. The new fires have burned a combined 90 acres. They're 90 percent contained and the forward progress has been stopped.