Scotts Valley Hwy-17 Fire - UPDATE - 11-12-13 16:00 av
Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a wild land blaze that ended up closing one lane of Highway 17 for about an hour this morning. Officials say the fire broke out in Scotts Valley near Crescent Drive at about 10:30, after being started by a log that had caught fire from discarded embers of a campfire that burned a few days ago. The far right, northbound lane of the highway was closed while crews extinguished the blaze in about 10 minutes. No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.