A wildfire in Stanislaus County greater than doubled in measurement in a single day and has burned 1,000 acres on the east aspect of Mount Hamilton.
The Rock Hearth was reported round 9 p.m. Tuesday off Del Puerto Canyon Highway, about 12 miles west of Interstate 5 close to Patterson. Round midnight, it was reported to have burned 500 acres; by 7 a.m. Wednesday, the determine was doubled.
Del Puerto Canyon Highway (Freeway 130) stays closed Wednesday morning. The agricultural street runs between Mount Hamilton and Interstate 5.