30 acre vegetation fire contained near Blue Lake

BLUE LAKE- A quick moving vegetation fire aided by strong winds burned 30 acres near Blue Lake.

The blaze was reported just after 4:30 Sunday afternoon. The Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department along with other agencies responded along with a Cal Fire jet and helicopter.

While the cause is under investigation, people who called 911 stated there were power lines down in the area.

The CHP, Humboldt County Sheriff’s office and Caltrans provided traffic control. State Route 299 was closed for most of the evening.