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Seeking Public’s Help Regarding Weekend Fire Near Stockton Road

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Sonora, CA – CAL Fire is turning to the public to possibly get more details on what might have sparked the Links Fire in Sonora this past weekend.

Firefighters responded to the vegetation fire that broke out just before 11 a.m. on Saturday (Sept. 10), near the area of Camp Hope on Stockton Road, as reported here. It ignited in some grass near Silver Pine Drive and Mill Villa Court near the recent Woods Fire burn scar, which ignited on Thursday, Sept. 1st, in the evening. It resulted in evacuations and road closures in the area, as detailed here. It was 100% contained on Monday, Sept. 5th, leaving one structure destroyed and another damaged, as reported here.

There was no damage to homes or evacuations in the Links Fire that was contained at a quarter acre, and its cause remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the ignition of the fire or having questions related to this incident is asked to call the Tuolumne County Fire Department at (209) 533-5118.