Firefighters battling 2,000-acre fire near Coalinga

Posted at 4:59 PM, May 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-19 14:16:40-04

UPDATE (May 19, 2017 11:14 a.m.): The Elm Fire is now 10,200 acres and 50 percent contained.


Firefighters are battling a 2,000 acre fire near Coalinga Thursday.

The Elm Fire started around 1:15 p.m. off of Highway 198 and Alcalde Road, south of Coalinga.

Six structures are currently threatened.