LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The Ponderosa Fire Map 2012 grew Sunday as new evacuations for the Manton, California wildfire were announced to news. The Ponderosa Fire 2012 erupted Saturday shortly after 11 am local time. But in a news briefing Sunday morning, officials confirmed that the Ponderosa Fire has destroyed four structures.
CAL FIRE’s Tehama-Glenn Unit in a news briefing Sunday morning confirmed that the Ponderosa Fire is currently still off Ponderosa Way, southeast of Manton. Officials report that the fire is still zero percent contained. Despite nearly one thousand personnel on scene, the fire grew to seven thousand acres burned in less than twenty-four hours.
The fire is currently being battled by at least seven hundred Cal Fire officials and more than one hundred engines. Twenty-two crews are on scene with three helicopters and thirty-one dozers. Twenty water tenders have dispatched.
Officials tell news that nearly three thousand residence, twenty commercial structures and an additional three hundred other structures are threatened. Evacuations announced to news today include Forward Rd at Graham to the C Line; Forward Mill Rd from Rock Creek Rd to Forward Camp Rd; and Rock Creek Rd from Manton Rd to Long Hay Flat Rd. Mandatory orders were also announced for all of Long Hay Flat Rd and Woodcutter Way; Southside of Highway 44 from Wilson Hill Rd to Viola; and northside of Hwy 44 from Lake McCumber to Viola.
Evacuees are being routed to shelters at the Manton School in Manton and the Junction School in Palo Cedro. For the latest updates, click HERE.