Rosasco Fire Acreage Total Increased
It was a lot bigger than first thought.
Tuolumne County Fire Marshall Kary Hubbard has revised the acreage number from yesterday´s wildfire along Table Mountain near Jamestown.
Hubbard says foresters mapped the area overnight and determined the accurate figure is 245 acres burnt in the Rosasco Fire in the Table Mountain area near highway 108 west of Jamestown.
Hubbard says full containment is expected by 8 a.m. this morning. Firefighters worked through the night on this fire.
The blaze forced the closure of Chicken Ranch Road and the evacuation of the Indian casino.The parking lot was being used as a command center and staging area for fire units
The road and casino were reopened by 5:30 p.m. The blaze was first reported around noon yesterday.