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Wildfire Bulletin: Fire Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire Near Litchfield

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Final Update 10:06a.m. According to Lassen Office of Emergency Services Chief Eric Ewing the vegetation fire was contained to 2.7 acres and none of the outbuildings threatened earlier were destroyed in the fire. The fire did cause some minor damage to one structure.

Center Road is now being re-opened to traffic.

Agencies responding to fight the blaze included Cal-Fire, Standish-Litchfield, California Correctional Center, BLM, Lassen County Sheriff’s Office and Lassen OES.

This will conclude our live coverage of a breaking news event. This post will no longer be updated. -jc

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Updated 9:30a.m. The rate of spread has been stopped by fire fighters and the balance of resources, including the air attack has been cancelled.

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Updated 9:29a.m. Lassen County Sheriff’s Office has closed Center Road to traffic in the area of the fire to allow emergency vehicles access.

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Updated 9:23a.m. Radio traffic indicates that multiple outbuildings are threatened at this time, but that the fire is moving away from the residence.

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9:14a.m. Underscoring the dry, dangerous fire conditions, fire crews from around the area are responding to the fourth vegetation five in the valley over the last two days.

The fire is reportedly burning behind 720-400 Center Road, close to Cut-Off Road.

According to radio traffic the fire has burned one-acre in grass and brush and a structure is threatened.

Air Attack and a Dozer crew have been ordered.

This is live coverage of a developing story. This post will be updated as new information arrives.

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
SusanvilleStuff.com Publisher/Editor
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