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Dorrington, CA — Some homes are still in danger due to the Ramsey Fire burning in Calaveras County.

The Forest Service reports that 16 structures remain threatened, but thankfully none have been damaged to this point. The fire is 1,150 acres and 30 percent contained. As reported previously, it started as an escaped campfire. Smoke continues to be a problem across the region. Motorists should continue to expect extended delays on Highway 4, and the possibility of brief closures while crews go to and from the area. The fire itself is about 11 miles above Dorrington.

Nearly 380 firefighters are on scene. An incident Base Camp is set up at the Bear Valley Ski area.