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Agricultural Buildings Destroyed In Amador County Fire

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Jackson, CA — On Wednesday afternoon a fire ignited in the Amador County community of Jackson, starting at an agricultural facility, and spreading to some vegetation.

The Amador Fire Protection District reports that two agricultural buildings and a storage yard stacked with wooden pallets caught on fire at around 3 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 88 and Eggiman Road. It put up a lot of smoke in the area. Additionally, the fire spotted across the road and burned a half acre of vegetation.

Homeowners nearby confirmed that there was a horse and dog inside one of the buildings, and they were quickly rescued by a neighbor and relocated to a safe location. Both agricultural structures were a total loss and no injuries were reported. Officials have been investigating the cause of the fire.