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Mother Lode Hit With Two Overnight Fires

San Andreas, CA — Fires struck both Calaveras and Tuolumne counties overnight.

According to CAL Fire Communications Operator Ed Allendorf the first occured at 9:08pm. That was a fully involved outbuilding at 1121 Royal Lane in the Glencoe area. The fire spread to an eighth of an acre of vegetation. Responding units included CAL Fire, Central Fire, Mokelumne Hill Fire, San Andreas Fire and West Point Fire. No injuries were reported. Cause of the fire along with a damage estimate have yet to be released.

The second fire occured at 3:27am at a private residence located at 16997 Yuba River Drive. This is reported to be a vacant structure up for sale. Cause and damage estimate are forthcoming.

Written by bill.johnson@mlode.com