Bradley Fire Monday morning: 90% containment on 357 acre fire near McCloud
Firefighters have the Bradley Fire burning in the McCloud area 90% contained, the U.S. Forest Service – Shasta Trinity National Forest reported Monday morning.
The fire was mapped at 357 acres, and air attack was critical in supporting firefighters after the fire was reported yesterday.
"This support allowed firefighters and bulldozers to make good progress while working through the night to get line around the fire," STNF said.
People are asked to continue avoiding the area, where firefighters are still actively working to contain the fire.
The fire started Sunday, July 11 east of McCloud near Bigelow Road and was "burning actively in timber with a moderate to high rate of speed," the Forest Service said Sunday afternoon.
Skye Kinkade is the editor of the Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers and the Siskiyou Daily News. She is a fourth generation, lifelong Siskiyou County resident.