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Update at 6 p.m.: CAL Fire reports that crews are getting a handle on the seven fires burning in the grass near Tuolumne that have shut down a section of Tuolumne Road. All the fires are small and burning between Morris and Black Oak and Woodham Carne roads near Tuolumne. The CHP has reopened Tuolumne Road, which had been closed for more than 30 minutes at those intersections, as well as at Standard and Soulsbyville roads. All aircraft have been called off the scene and crews will be mopping up for the next hour. While no official cause has been named, the CHP has reported that the blazes may have been ignited due to a vehicle dragging a chain and creating sparks.

Update at 5:30 p.m.: CAL Fire is now reporting seven small fires along Tuolumne Road between Morris and Black Oak and Woodham Carne roads near Tuolumne. The CHP has closed the roadway at those intersections and at Standard and Soulsbyville roads, and officers are directing traffic. No structures are threatened at this time. The CHP is also reporting that the blazes may have been ignited due to a vehicle dragging a chain and creating sparks.

Original post at 5:05 p.m.: Sonora, CA — Air and ground resources are heading to a vegetation fire near Tuolumne. CAL Fire reports that its dispatch has received several callers reporting flames along Tuolumne Road, between Morris and Woodham Carne roads. There are no details on the size of the fire or the flames’ rate of spread.

The CHP is reporting that the blaze may have been ignited due to a vehicle dragging a chain and creating sparks. We’ll bring you more details as soon as they come into the newsroom.

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