CalFire first reported that they were responding to reports of a fire around 12:15 pm Monday.
As of Tuesday morning, CalFire said the Wheeler Fire had burned 115 acres and was about 60-percent contained.
CalFire said that 14 fire crews and three helicopters have been fighting the fire, but that steep terrain, dense brush, and a lack of access have challenged them.
There were evacuations ordered but they have since been lifted. Roads in the area are closed to everyone except residents and first responders.
- Mary Harrison Mine Rd
- Old Highway 49 Rd
- Crown Lead Rd
- Highway 49 between Crown Lead Rd and Highway 132
Highway 132 remains open at this time.