Update: Veterans Fire Near Igo Cemetery Is 65% Contained

Evacuation warnings have been lifted from a fire in the area of the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo. The “Veterans Fire” started just after 3 O’clock Thursday afternoon at Gas Point Road and Small Farms Drive. An aggressive response of air and ground resources by Cal-Fire/Shasta County Fire and other agencies stopped the fire at 85 acres with no structural damage. The fire is now being called 65% contained. The cause has been determined as mechanical issues from a vehicle.

– Steve Gibson