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BULLETIN with Photos: Vegetation and Structure Fire Burning in Litchfield

One of three helicopters currently headed to the fire near Litchfield - photo by Niki Cunningham

 

The fire quickly burned through these structures on Cutoff Road

 

Updated with new photos 6:40p.m.

SusanvilleStuff’s Niki Cunningham is on-scene and reports that it appears the fire has moved away from structures and into the sagebrush flats west of Litchfield.

Two helicopters are working the fire now, and a hand crew just arrived on scene.

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Updated 6:11p.m.
Incident commander reports that forward progress of the fire has been halted for now. One structure is still threatened. 

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Updated with new map 5:52p.m. 

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Updated 5:41p.m.

The California Highway Patrol is shutting down 395 near the fire.

Air tankers have been ordered.

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8/21 5:25p.m.

Multiple agencies are responding to a fire burning along cut-off road between Center Road and Highway 395 in Litchfield.

One structure is fully engulfed, several structures are threatened and crews on-scene also report a vegetation fire.

More updates as they come in.

 


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Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
SusanvilleStuff.com Publisher/Editor
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