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Arson Suspected In Saturday Afternoon Avery Fires

San Andreas, CA — According to CAL FIRE officials arson is suspected as the cause of the Saturday afternoon fires that dotted both sides of Hwy 4 near the south end of Moran Rd.

Air Attack, two helicopters, two air tankers, 16 engines, three water tendres, six crews and two dozers responded to the fires.

Hwy 4 was closed in both directions. One way controlled traffic was initiated during the early evening hours.

There were no reported injuries to fire personnel or residents.

Written by Bill Johnson