Fire Behind the Bayshore Mall, HBFD Responding (PHOTOS/AUDIO)

Andrew Goff / Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 @ 1:54 p.m. / Fire!

UPDATE. 3:31 p.m.: Second Eureka Fire at Foot of Del Norte Street

(The above image was contributed by Madaket bartender and friend of the Lost Coast Outpost Tiffany Mckenzie.)

Reports are coming in of a tower of smoke emanating from the Palco marsh wetlands behind the Bayshore Mall. Humboldt Bay Fire Department confirms that two fire engines are on the scene and estimate they will have the grass fire out within the hour.

HBFD's Rusty Goodlive spoke to KHUM's Mike Dronkers about the blaze, that audio is included below.

(AUDIO) HBFD's Rusty Goodlive

The photo below from the Bayshore Mall parking lot was provided by reader Laura Netz.

And finally below KSLG's Eli Rohl vined the scene.

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