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Twenty-Four Acre Blaze Caused By Vehicle

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Sonora, CA — Officials say a fire on Highway 12 near wallace burned about 24 acres of grass and oak woodland early yesterday afternoon.

Crews responded to the scene just before 2:00. Craig Hart with CDF says the cause of the blaze was related to a vehicle.

A total of five engines responded along with one water tender and a bulldozer. Two air tankers, a helicopter and two hand crews were also dispatched.

Damage to the landscape is estimated at about $4800 and there were no injuries reported.