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Yankee Hill Fire Near Italian Bar Rd. Is 100% Contained

Columbia, Ca — CAL Fire spokesperson Barbara George says the Yankee Hill Fire near Italian Bar Rd is now 100% contained.

The fire originated in the proximity of an illegal marijuana garden.

“People that were involved in that, in some way caused the fire and then abandoned it,” says George. “That is as much information as we have.”

To George´s knowledge, no arrests have been made in connection.

Fire crews will remain on scene into the night to ensure that the fire remains contained.

Written by BJ Hansen