Airola Fire In Calaveras County Contained

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VALLECITO (CBS13) — The Airola Fire burning successful Calaveras County has been contained astatine 639 acres. It started Aug. 25th adjacent Parrots Ferry and Airola roads.

Previous day’s updates below:

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7:19 a.m.

Cal Fire reports that the Airola Fire has been holding astatine 700 arsenic of Friday morning.

Containment is besides present up to 35 percent.

No structures person been destroyed successful this wildfire, Cal Fire says, but 200 stay threated.

All evacuation orders were downgraded to conscionable warnings past night.

Previous day’s updates below:

8:00 p.m.

All evacuation orders were downgraded to warnings for the Airola Fire. Containment roseate to 25% portion acreage was again reported astatine 700.

6:00 p.m.

The Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services said if the Airola Fire jumps containment lines, it could endanger 10 woody flumes that are portion of a 27-mile-long strategy that is the lone nationalist h2o proviso for astir 10,000 residents successful Murphys, Douglas Flat, Vallecito and Angels Camp.

As of Thursday evening, the occurrence was reported astatine 710 acres and 10% containment.

10:30 a.m.

Cal Fire has revised its numbers of the size of the Airola Fire successful Calaveras County, present saying that the wildfire has lone reached a full of 700 acres arsenic of Thursday morning.

Containment is present up to 10 percent.

Firefighters had to woody with critically adust substance and steep terrain overnight. Still, crews are moving to make nonstop and indirect containment lines.

Forecasters accidental hotter and drier temperatures are expected done the weekend.

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Previous day’s updates below: 

6:04 p.m.

The Airola Fire was present estimated astatine 1,000 acres successful size, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.

Areas nether contiguous evacuation orders are arsenic follows:

  • All of Parrots Ferry Road from the Tuolumne/Calaveras County enactment astatine Parrots Ferry Bridge to Highway 4 including Moaning Cavern and Camp Nine Road areas arsenic good arsenic East of Red Hill Road to Parrots Ferry Road

The towns of Douglas Flat and Murphys are nether evacuation warnings.

The sheriff’s bureau said an evacuation halfway was acceptable up astatine Mark Twain Elementary schoolhouse successful Angels Camp.

5:10 p.m.

Cal Fire said the Airola Fire has rapidly grown to 700 acres successful size. Evacuations are present successful advancement astir the pain site. More details volition beryllium coming soon.

Additionally, Perrotts Ferry Road astatine State Route 4 is nether implicit closure. There is nary estimated clip for the reopening of the roadway.

4:04 p.m.

Crews successful Calaveras County were battling a caller fast-growing occurrence connected Wednesday.

The blaze, dubbed the Airola Fire, has already scorched 300 acres arsenic of the day and a ample plume of fume filled the sky.

According to Cal Fire, the pain tract is adjacent Parrotts Ferry Road and northbound of Parrotts Ferry Bridge successful the tiny municipality of Vallecito, eastbound of Angels Camp and northeast of New Melones Lake.

New Incident: #AirolaFire disconnected Parrotts Ferry Rd and Airola Rd, westbound of Columbia successful Calaveras region is 300 acres. @CALFIRETCU

— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) August 25, 2021

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