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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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Although we're a little cooler in northern California today, the wind is already blowing and our weather will get hotter and windier this weekend. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect for our area tonight through Monday evening.
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