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530 Fire Watch: Brush fire burning in Gilman Road area north of Redding

Redding Record Searchlight logo Redding Record Searchlight 6/23/2020 David Benda, Redding Record Searchlight

Crews are battling a vegetation fire that is burning in timber and brush in the Gilman Road area north of Redding.

The fire was reported around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday near the Ellery Creek Campground off Gilman Road near Lake Shasta, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest reported on Twitter.

The fire is about a quarter-acre with a moderate rate of spread.

Check back for updates.

David Benda covers business, development and anything else that comes up for the USA TODAY Network in Redding. He also writes the weekly "Buzz on the Street" column. He’s part of a team of dedicated reporters that investigate wrongdoing, cover breaking news and tell other stories about your community. Reach him on Twitter @DavidBenda_RS or by phone at 1-530-225-8219. To support and sustain this work, please subscribe today.

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