HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — The arrival of cooler, wetter weather in northwestern California is aiding efforts to fight a fire in Klamath National Forest.
Authorities say the 2,396-acre fire near Pony Peak is 20 percent contained as of Wednesday morning.
The Pony fire is burning within the perimeter of a 2001 fire and is consuming dry brush, timber and snags from previous blazes.
About 1,000 firefighters are working the fire sparked by lightning on June 7 about 15 miles southwest of Happy Camp.
Chances of rain will increase through the week, and minimal fire growth is expected with the onset of high humidity.