Midland: Firefighters from District 1, ODF, Kingsley, and other agencies are currently battling an approximately 1/2 acre brush fire in the area of and behind Midland Rest Area. The fire started in the 100 block of Cross Rd just east of Highway 97 and has spread. Currently one helicopter with a bucket is attacking the fire and engines are on scene for some structure protection of houses behind the rest area.

The above images were just sent to us by Cody Bryan at time of posting. This incident is one of the first significant fires of the 2022 fire season locally. The fire was reported around 1:30pm today. The incident has been named “Cross Roads”.

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