Fresno Co. Sheriff’s Helicopter Airlifted Hikers Due to Gold Fire at Millerton Lake

Fresno County Sheriff’s helicopter airlifted hikers due to fire at Millerton Lake. Courtesy: PG&E
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A fire was reported in the Sky Harbor area at Millerton Lake on Wednesday.

Cal Fire responded around 1:30 p.m. and the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department is helping to secure the area.

The Sheriff’s helicopter picked up three people who were hiking a trail above the fire.

Cal Fire has multiple helicopters dropping water on the flames.

There are no evacuations in place at this time.