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West Point Fire Contained

Fire crews are mopping-up a wildland fire at Rail Road Flat Road and Silver Mountain Road in West Point. The fire near the Calaveras/Amador County line, was contained at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon. The blaze was held to about two acres.

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesperson says ground units, as well as an air tanker and helicopter, aided in the attack. A hand crew is now on scene to cut a fire line around the area.

The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon and burned in up-slope brush and grass. No structures were damaged. The fire is under investigation.