A grass fire in northern Santa Rosa frayed nerves as it burned 10-12 acres in the Larkfield area. More than 11 engines, 3 air tankers and 2 helicopters were called in to fight a grass fire in northern Santa Rosa yesterday just afternoon. Santa Rosa’s Assistant Fire Marshall Paul Lowenthal says it was a joint, coordinated effort:
The blaze started just after noon Thursday near Cardinal Newman High School–the same area that burned in the Tubbs Fire in 2017. Fire officials believe it was started by a landscaping crew mowing dried grass. As for this weekend: Santa Rosa’s Assistant Fire Marshall Paul Lowenthal says they’ll be looking hard at the winds:
PG&E says at this time, there are no PSPS events scheduled for Sonoma County.