CAL FIRE has contained a brush fire that burned 300 acres east of Los Molinos.   The fire was reported at 7:27 a.m. Thursday morning.

The fire burned in the foothills off Tehama Vina Road and Sherman Street.  It burned 300 acres before it was contained around 9:30 a.m..  It did not threaten any structures.

CAL FIRE confirms it was caused by lightning.