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Jamestown, CA — Cal Fire is now battling three fires sparked along Highway 108 just after noon.  Initially, Firefighters and Columbia Air Attack were working the blazes, but the aircraft has been called off.  Cal Fire reports the flames broke out on Highway 108 east of the Highway 120 Yosemite Junction near Jamestown. There are reports that a vehicle dragging chains sparked the blaze. In addition, the CHP reports that a semi with a forklift hanging off is involved. There is no word on size.

The eastbound lane of Highway 108 is blocked by fire equipment and the CHP is doing one-lane traffic control. Motorists will want to use caution in the area, as there will be plenty of emergency activity.

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