Marin Co. wildfire closes access to Dillon Beach, campers evacuated
MARIN CO., Calif. (BCN) - Campers have been evacuated and roads are closed tonight due to a wildfire that's burned roughly five acres in the unincorporated Dillon Beach area of Marin County, according to deputies with the sheriff's office.
Marin County Sheriff's Office announced on Twitter that the fire was contained around 10 p.m. About an hour earlier, they said campers were being evacuated to the beach due to a wildland fire near Dillon Beach Resort.
The fire is near Bay Drive, and firefighters are establishing a line. Deputies say they're blocking roads into the area and that access to Dillon Beach is closed while firefighters are working nearby.
Additional resources have been called in from Sonoma County and Petaluma, according to sheriff's deputies.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, but the Sheriff's office called the fire "suspicious" as subjects were seen by witnesses running from start of fire.