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Calaveras Complex Fire Update

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The Calaveras Complex fires are near containment this afternoon.

Fire officials report the Copper fire off Highway 4 and Telegraph Road is now 95 percent contained after burning 3,445 acres and destroying a small trailer and an outbuilding.

The Mineral fire is 85 percent contained at 879 acres and destroyed one home and four outbuildings.

The Armstrong fire at 87 acres is now 95 percent contained. It destroyed one home and three outbuildings. These fires in the Sheep Ranch ara were arson caused.

Twelve people sustained minor injures in the fires. Full containment of all fires expected by 6 p.m. tonight.

PG& E is continuing to work at restoring power to the areas.

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