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SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - The McFarland Fire containment remains at 98% as of Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The fire remains 122,653 acres.
Crews remained in the Beegum Gorge area and will continue to mop up and secure the fire line overnight.
The damage assessment team found 24 residential structures have been destroyed and 22 other structures have been destroyed. 1 home has been damaged. Crews will continue working on damage assessments.
California's Interagency Incident Manage ent Team 11 will assume command of the McFarland Fire at 6:00 Saturday evening and CAL FIRE will be transitioning out of unified command.
The McFarland Fire was caused by lightning and started at approximately 6:45 p.m. on July 29.
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