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Fire Crews Continue To Fight Stanislaus County Blaze

Stanislaus County, CA — At 12:15 this morning fire crews finally contained that 175 acre fire that started at the intersection of Frymire Rd. and Morrison Rd. Thursday afternoon.

The fire was started when a tree fell on a drop line that provided power to a private residence.

According to CAL Fire Communication Operator Maryjo Boone in San Andreas one residence, an outbuilding, three vehicles and three trailers were destroyed. Hwy 120 was closed for approximately four hours with traffic being detoured to Orange Blossom Rd.

Thursday crews from Stanislaus, Tuolumne County, Oakdale Rural, Amador-El Dorado and Nevada-Yuba-Placer were all on site in addition to five aircraft. Today four engines, four crews and one chief officer are scheduled to be on site.

Written by Bill Johnson