Groveland, CA — CAL Fire spokesperson Lisa Williams reports the increased size estimate is not due to growth today, but better mapping.
The fire is 265 acres and 5% contained. Williams says, “Our crews are working on strengthening containment lines, and as the afternoon progresses, the fire danger with the heat could increase fire potential. So spot fires could potentially be an issue.”
The previously mentioned voluntary evacuation notices will remain in effect for homes along Hell’s Hollow Drive, Bucktail Drive, Elmore Drive and Sprague Road East. Those roads, situated off Highway 120, remain closed, so you should avoid the area. Highway 120 is open.
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