Santa Cruz County blaze near Paradise Park closes Highway 9

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY — Cal Fire crews are battling an 8-acre
wildfire that started late Saturday night and has forced a closure
of state Highway 9 in both directions in Santa Cruz County early
this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol and Cal
Fire officials.

According to the CHP, the “Rincon Fire” that started
sometime around 10 p.m. forced the closure of the highway between
Glengarry Road and Paradise Park. A CHP dispatcher said the highway
might be closed for 3-4 days as crews attempt to fully extinguish
the blaze.

Early Sunday morning Cal Fire officials said an evacuation
advisory was in effect for the north end of Paradise Park. The
blaze has not injured any residents or firefighters and no
structures have been damaged. No further information is
immediately available.

Source: FS – All – Interesting – News 2
Santa Cruz County blaze near Paradise Park closes Highway 9