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Crews Battle Calaveras County Wildfire, One Person Injured

A fire known as the Maria Fire has sprung up in Calaveras County off Jesus Maria Road Monday afternoon.

CAL FIRE says the blaze is burning at a moderate speed, according to CAL FIRE.

Crews has been working to keep the fire small and contained, but the fire has grown to about 40 acres. 

Medics have responded to a civilian burn injury in the area, and an evacuation center is being set up at Moke Hill Elementary school. 

 

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