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Update: Vegetation Fire Near Highway 12 and North Burson Road

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Original post at 3:40 p.m.: Investigators have determined that the fire was caused due to equipment use. The person responsible for the ignition of the fire was cited. CAL Fire is using this incident to remind the public that lawn mowers are for green lawns and not dry native grasses and weeds.

Original post at 2:18 p.m.:Calaveras, CA–A vegetation fire ignited close to 1:45 pm near Highway 12 and North Burson Road in Calaveras County.

The blaze grew to 2 acres and currently, the forward progress has been stopped, according to CAL Fire. Crews will remain on the scene mopping up throughout the afternoon.

The cause of the fire is unknown. This fire threatened approximately 10 structures.