A wildfire broke out near the Redwood House Road area in Carlotta

A wildfire broke out this afternoon right outside of Carlotta.

The fire is over 100 acres and is currently 50% contained.

It is currently under investigation as there is no current structure threat. Crews have been working in the area and will continue to do so for the next couple of days.  

Humboldt Bay Fire advises residents to stay away from the area as there will be an increase of vehicle traffic and smoke in the area. We will provide more information as it becomes available.