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Mother Lode Firefighters Still Active Post Big Meadow Fire

San Andreas, CA — Even though the Big Meadow Fire has been 100 percent contained since Sunday CAL Fire Tuolumne-Calaveras firefighters continue to find themselves battling fires throughout the state.

From CAL Fire Communications Operator Jim DeVoll, “We have sent a strike team of engines, a strike team of crews and a strike team of dozers to the 1,200 acre Oasis Fire in Lake County.

We also have two strike teams of crews at the 160,000 acre Station Fire in Los Angeles County.”

The Oasis Fire, now 30 percent contained, is located south of Hwy 20 and six miles west of Hwy 16.

The Station Fire, the largest in the history of Los Angeles County, is currently 62 percent contained with 45-hundred firefighters on site. Authorities are offering a $150,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for starting this arson set blaze.

Written by bill.johnson@mlode.com