Web Fire 35 percent contained, 325 acres burned

Jul 29, 2014 6:38 PM by News Staff

Cal Fire officials say as of 4:30 p.m. the Web Fire, in the Web Hollow area between Forest Ranch and Cohasset is 35 percent contained and has burned 325 acres.

According to Cal Fire, firefighters have made good strides at stopping the forward progression of the fire. Crews will work through the night to complete and strengthen existing control lines and increase the overall containment.

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. August 1st.

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


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