Cal Fire responding to wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KION-TV) -- Cal Fire CZU is working on a wildfire that started in the Santa Cruz mountains Saturday afternoon.
It's being called the Rock Fire and it's burning near Highway 17 and Hutchinson Road in Upper Zayante.
Cal Fire said it's holding at an acre but has the potential to burn 10 to 20 acres.
UPDATE: The #RockFire is 20% contained. Access has been difficult. The fire is burning in oak and pine forest. Crews will be out there for another estimated 4 to 6 hours. The cause is under investigation. #CaWx @sccounty @SantaCruzSO1 pic.twitter.com/DihrwxlBrD— CAL FIRE CZU (@CALFIRECZU) June 25, 2022
As of 5:30 p.m. the fire is 50% contained, with crews expected to be out in the area for another 4 to 6 hours.
Cal Fire CZU said they're having difficulty accessing the fire as some of the oak and pine forest continues to burn.
At the moment no evacuations are underway.
This is a developing story