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KESQ is LIVE at Mecca wildfire

KESQ is live in Mecca this morning covering a 10 to 15 acre wild fire. 

Fernando Hererra from CalFire said a mobile home to the south could be threatened if the fire advances.

Winds were sending hot ambers across Avenue 66. 

Hererra said 60 firefighters were on the scene. A bull dozer was expected to come in and cut a fire line around the active fire area.

Firefighters were expected to be working in the area for several hours.

Hererra said a number of homeless people and large number of migrant farm workers lived in the area and had to flee the flames. 

He said many people lost personal belongings in the fire and were being directed to a nearby gas station where firefighters were calling in for assistance.

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