Stephen Ellison

Fire Crews Battle Brush Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains, Near Boulder Creek

Fire crews on Tuesday were battling a brush fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains northeast of Boulder Creek, according to Cal Fire.

The Deer Fire at Deer Creek and Ron roads in Santa Cruz County had quickly spread to at least 10 acres and caused a hard road closure at Bear Creek and Deer Creek roads, Cal Fire said.

Firefighters were battling the blaze from the ground and air.

No further details were immediately available.

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