Fire in Mendocino County burns 400 acres

A fire near Ukiah burned 400 acres on Saturday. (Photo courtesy viewer George Perrone.)

July 28, 2012 10:07:41 PM PDT
The fire broke out at 1:30 p.m. Saturday near Mill Creek Road in Mendocino County.

Viewer George Perrone of Ukiah sent us video and photos of the fire.

The fire is currently estimated at 400 acres.

The CHP is investigating reports of a loud explosion before smoke was spotted and a man who was seen starting the fire by witnesses.

Fire crews are expected to be at the scene for several days.

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