Westbound Highway 299 is closed in Douglas City because of the fires.
Mandatory evacuations have been put into place for Little Browns Creek Road. Highway 299 is closed in both directions.
The fire remains at about 10 to 15 acres and has burned up a slope near Little Browns Creek. Its pace of spread is moderate to rapid, but according to the air craft monitoring the fire, firefighters are hoping to hold the fire as it crests the ridge. It's burning in brush and timber on the north side of the road.
An evacuation center is being set up at First Baptist Church, 1261 S. Main St. in Weaverville. Little Browns Creek Road is under evacuation.