Not sure if this is a new start??
15 min time loop would indicate that it is…
Sounds like it is in Shackleford Creek.
Watch Duty has it at West of Shackleford Creek Rd near Alder Gulch - Fort Jones, 1/2 acre mid slope running uphill.
Copter 506 reporting 10-15 acres with ground fire and some torching. High potential for growth.
From Watch duty, 20-25 acres, hose lay making good progress on north flank. 5 engines requested for tomorrow.
No such thing as a small 25-acre midslope timber fire under these conditions, along with smoke impacts on aviation…