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Groveland Fire Burning 75 Acres

As of 1:30pm, up to 75 acres were reported burned near Groveland at 11331 Big Creek Shaft Road.

The fire is between the communities of Groveland and Smith Station off Highway 120.

Fire officials at the scene say the blaze is spreading quickly, burning numerous “snags,” or dead trees in the fire´s path.

Up to 20 mile per hour winds are pushing the flames, according to reports from the scene.

Officials say a some type of shed or outbuilding was fully involved in flames as well, upon the arrival of fire crews.

Additional firefighters and helicopters are responding to that location.

We´ll continue to watch the situation and keep you posted.