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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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