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Crews Battling 100 Acre West Point Fire

San Andreas, CA — CAL Fire along with local agencies is battling a 100 acre fire in the West Point area.

According to CAL Fire´s Barbara George the fire is located on Winton Rd. between Bald Mountain and Bummerville Rd. CAL Fire is staging at the West Poiint Elementary School.

The Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department has ordered evacuations between Hwy 26 and Bummerville Rd. No evacuation center has been announced.

The Sheriff´s Department is also closing Hwy 26 at Winton along with portions of Bald Mountain Rd. and Bummerville Rd.

Cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

Written by Bill Johnson