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Fire in eastern Shasta County scorches 100 acres

Published On: Jul 06 2014 12:40:53 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 06 2014 12:00:00 AM CDT
CASSEL, Calif. -

A fire burning in Cassel is 30 percent contained and has burned 100 acres.

As of 9:30 p.m. Saturday night CAL FIRE said forward progress has been stopped on the blaze burning in the area of Cassel Road and Thrush Road in Cassel.

Cassel is located about 20 minutes east of Burney.

Officials said at one point a home was threatened and evacuated but the last report said no structures had been damaged.

Eleven engines as well as multiple air tankers worked to battle the flames.

Crews with be on scene monitoring the fire tonight and tomorrow.

The cause is under investigation.