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The Hunt fire burning the western Calaveras County is now 50 percent contained.

As of this afternoon at 3 p.m. CDF fire officials report firefighters are holding the blaze at 400 acres. But an evacuation advisory is still in effect.

Fire officials are now advising residents who live in the area of the Hunt Fire — Poole Station Road, Hunt Road and Circle XX (20)… to be prepared for possible evacuation orders..

CDF says this is an advisory only at this time.

Authorities say if it becomes necessary to evacuate homes in the area…sheriffs deputies and law enforcement officers will go door to door telling residents to leave.

If asked to leave by fire officials or law enforcement, you should travel north on Poole Station Road.