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Fire at farm labor camp stopped at 1.5 acres

A fire was reported at the Gridley farm labor camp in Butte County on Monday. Cal Fire crews responded.

Posted: Feb. 12, 2018 5:00 PM

A fire was reported at the Gridley farm labor camp at 2:00 p.m. on Monday. The camp is located at 850 East Gridley Road.

According to CAL FIRE, the first crew arrived to find about a 1/2 acre fire burning in grass and berry bushes at a moderate rate of speed.

It took about an hour for the firefighters to stop progress at 1 1/2 acres.

CAL FIRE officials say the clean up will take a couple of hours.

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