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Forward progress on Ridge Fire stopped, cause of fire determined

CAL FIRE officials said that forward progress on the Ridge Fire has been stopped.

Posted: Sep 14, 2020 2:39 PM
Updated: Sep 14, 2020 5:20 PM

SHINGLETOWN, Calif. – CAL FIRE officials said that forward progress on the Ridge Fire has been stopped. The fire remains at 15 acres.

The cause has been determined to be from a vehicle that caught fire and spread to the vegetation.

All road closures and evacuations will be lifted at 4:30 p.m., according to CAL FIRE SHU.

An evacuation order was put in place for Samerit Ln, Bunny Tail Rd, Redrock Rd, Marshall Dr, Chapman Ave, & Larry Ln due to the Ridge Fire. There is also a road closure in place for Shingletown Ridge Rd. at HWY 44 to Black Butte Rd.

The fire is located at Highway 44 and Shingletown Ridge Rd in Shingletown.

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