Fire in Southern Humboldt

A CalFire helicopter on Nov. 9 dipped water from the Eel River near Dyerville to help battle a vegetation fire near Garberville. A weekend fire along Alderpoint Road in southern Humboldt County burned a total of nine acres and caused a brief power outage for more than 1,400 people. The fire started Nov. 9 between 1 to 2 miles up Alderpoint Road, outside of Garberville. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Photo by Mary Bullwinkel/Beacon