New wildfire ‘Veyo Pool Fire’ threatening structures, roadways
The Veyo Pool has not been impacted by the fire and is still open.
PDATE 9/28/2020 8:00 A.M.: No evacuations have been made and no structures are directly threatened at this time. A red flag warning has been extended to 6 P.M. Monday with 15-25 mph north-northeast winds with gusts up to 45 mph according to Chanel 4 news.
UPDATE: SEVERE ALERT 9:01 PM
Residents on the west side of SR-18 in Dammeron Valley recieved a Severe Alert to possibly evacuate and should be on standby due to the quick moving fire.
There is a pretty large fire burning near Dammeron Valley and heading toward Sand Cove, fire officials confirmed Sunday night.
The fire is burning about 400 acres with winds up to 20 mph driving the fire. It is impacting travel on SR-18, 1 lane is closed.
Multiple fire departments are responding to the wildland fire. Several buildings and power lines connecting Veyo and Sand Cove reservoir are threatened. No evacuations are called for at this time.
Fire officials also said the fire is being attacked by air vehicles, including several planes.
The cause of the fire is not known and currently under investigation.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.