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ODF units are responding to a report of a small smoke column north of Marial in Curry County.
Multiple engines, a water tender, bulldozer, an ODF District Type 3 helicopter with Helitack crew, and Type 2 helicopter are en route.
ODF estimates the fire to be approximately 1/10 of an acre and burning in heavy timber.
Additional resources from partner agencies are also heading to assist.
3:30p UPDATE: All forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Firefighters are on scene, including resources from ODF, RRSNF and BLM. The ODF Type 3 and 2 helicopters are also in the area and have been performing water bucket drops. Mop up work is beginning.