17 Jul 2009, 12:30am
California
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Mammoth Fire

Location: American River Canyon, E of Auburn, Placer Co. CA
Specific Location: Mammoth Bar Recreation Area, Lat 38° 55´ 12″, Lon 120° 59´ 42″

Date of Origin: 07/16/2009
Cause: Human, fireworks

Situation as of 07/17/2009 8:00 pm
Personnel: 466
Size: 643 acres
Percent Contained: 95%

Full containment is expected tomorrow, July 18 at 6:00 pm.

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Situation as of 07/16/2009 9:00 pm
Personnel: 375
Size: 525 acres
Percent Contained: 40%

CAL FIRE / Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit. Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently evacuating Grizzly Range, the American River Confluence and the Lake Clementine Recreational Area. Forest Hill Road closed at Lincoln Way in Auburn; traffic is being escorted through.

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