UPDATE: Web Fire 60 percent contained

Jul 30, 2014 10:43 AM by News Staff

Cal Fire officials say as of 7:30 a.m. the Web Fire, in the Web Hollow area between Forest Ranch and Cohasset is 60 percent contained and has burned 375 acres.

According to Cal Fire, firefighters have made good strides at stopping the forward progression of the fire on Tuesday and through the night. Crews are expected to strengthen existing control lines and increase the overall containment throughout the day.

The hot and dry weather along with steep and rugged terrain has made the battle significantly more difficult than a most fires.

One firefighter was transported to Enloe Medical Center with moderate injuries Monday night.

Fire officials are estimating that the fire will be fully contained by 8 p.m. Friday.

Residents are urged to use caution while driving in the area as fire crews continue to battle this fire.

(Photo Courtesy: Cal Fire)


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