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Rocky fire, in Bootjack area of Mariposa west of Ahwahnee, quickly contained

A map of the fire’s approximate location.
A map of the fire’s approximate location.

A vegetation fire reported Thursday afternoon in the area south of Bootjack in Mariposa County, west of Ahwahnee was quickly contained by ground crews, though air attack resources were ordered.

The fire was reportedly located along Rocky Hollow Lane, causing firefighters to refer to it as the Rocky Incident during a rapid response.

Crews moved out after the fire was reported around 2:35 p.m. Thursday.

The blaze was initially reported at around a quarter acre, with some signs of flashing into surrounding vegetation.

The fire was reportedly contained around 2:55 p.m., with one engine continued to clean up the area while most other resources were canceled.

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