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Fire off Highway 26 Contained

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Firefighters contained a 20-acre wildfire last night off Toyon Circle and Highway 26 in Calaveras County. Authorities say the grass and brush fire, west of San Andreas, was caused by a person using a welder or a grinder Monday afternoon.

Three air tankers and a helicopter, plus numerous ground crews fought to get it under control.

Fire officials say crews will be on scene all day today, to ensure there are no flare-ups.

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