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Firefighters battle Country Fire

Firefighters are battling the Country Fire in El Dorado.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 8:50 AM
Updated: Sep 5, 2019 9:19 AM

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. - Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire called the Country Fire in El Dorado near the community of Cool about 40 miles northeast of Sacramento.

The fire started Tuesday, Sept. 3 around 1:30 p.m. CAL FIRE's most recent update on Sept. 5 at 8:50 a.m. said the fire has burned 85 acres, 65% containment and forward progress on the fire has been stopped.

Four structures have been destroyed and two injuries were reported, evacuation orders have been lifted.

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Cooler weather the next few days before we warm up again this weekend flirting with more record high temperatures. By next week we get even cooler but we also have the possibility of high fire danger next week.
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