Reed Fire Contained
San Andreas, CA — Cal Fire reports the fire is 100% containment at 109 acres.
Cal Fire Spokesperson Nancy Longmore says, “Two engines will remain on the fire tonight continuing mop-up within the fire perimeter. Fire personnel will remain on scene until the fire is completely out.”
The flames broke out at around 3:30 Friday afternoon on the 300 block of George Reed Road near Highway 49 south of San Andreas. A 20 x 20 foot corral shed was destroyed in the blaze.
At the height of the blaze, 30 homes were threatened and residents were evacuated on Howell Road, Magers Way and the Saddleback Subdivision. Those residents were allowed to return to their homes after about two hours. Heavy smoke shut down a stretch of the Highway 49 for about an hour.
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