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Mission Fire burns structure in Tehama County

A structure fire worried Tehama County firefighters Saturday after flames burned through nearby vegetation.

Posted: Jul 11, 2020 7:35 PM
Updated: Jul 13, 2020 8:11 AM

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - A vegetation fire was quickly stopped by CAL FIRE crews Saturday afternoon at one-half of an acre after the flames escaped from a nearby structure fire. It was called the Mission Fire.

At approximately 5:45 p.m. on Saturday a CAL FIRE spokesperson said that crews were responding to the report of a structure fire. The structure was burning approximately one mile from Interstate 5 on Old Mission Drive just north of Red Bluff.

Action News Now spoke to CAL FIRE again at 6:20 p.m. A spokesperson said the structure was fully involved, but that the crews were able to quickly contain the related vegetation fire.

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Dry weather, sunny skies, warmer temperatures, and gusty north winds will drive elevated fire danger today. We'll have even stronger winds, but cooler temperatures on Tuesday. Fire danger will remain elevated. There will also be a chance for light showers in the Sierra on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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