Big Fire 70% contained

Sep 6, 2014 3:50 PM

Cal Fire says the Big Fire burning in the Yanke Hill community at Big Bend and Nobb Hill Roads is 70 percent contained. Friday night, the agency said more than 160 personnel were assigned to battle the blaze both from the air and from the ground. But they were able to reduce manpower to 40 personnel Saturday. They say area near Concow is known for down-canyon winds that flare up overnight. Big Bend Road remains closed to everyone except emergency workers and residents.


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