GARDEN VALLEY (CBS13) — A vegetation fire prompted mandatory evacuations in El Dorado County Monday evening.
The Murphy Fire started near Mt. Murphy Road and Johntown Creek Road in Garden Valley just before 6 p.m.
Cal Fire says the fire has grown to 8-10 acres and is burning at a moderate rate of spread. There are structures threatened and mandatory evacuations are underway on Johntown Creek Rd., Johntown Creek Ct. and Lazy Brook Trail. Road closure in place at Johntown Creek Rd and Chrysler Cir.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.