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Fire Update: Car Crash J-59

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Tuolumne County, CA — Cal Fire reports the fire is now 40 % contained at 287 acres.

Crews are still battling the blaze from the ground and air with 10 engines, 3 dozers, 4 hand crews, 4 air tankers, 2 helicopters and 3 water tenders.  There have been no structures threatened or any injuries. In addition, the Tuolumne County Fire Department is assisting.

The blaze was started when a car went off J-59, hit a boulder and flipped, igniting the flames. Click here for more details on the crash.

  • J-59-car crash and fire Photo taken by: Rick Erickson

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