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Monday, June 8, 2015

CA-MMU #FOXFIRE Wildland Fire Mariposa County 24 acres - 60% containment #CAFire


CA-MMU- FOX FIRE  Mariposa County Wildland Fire

Update 6-8-15 Noon: 
24 acres - 60% containment, Estimated Containment June 9, 2015  Concerns for today are areas of unburned grass and brush within the fire perimeter. Firefighters continue to work through the day to improve containment in expected 100+ degree temperatures.

Date/Time Started: June 7, 2015 12:06 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
Location: Lookout Mountain Rd & Fox Field Lane, south of Mormon Bar 
Mariposa County 
Resources: 
Total Fire Personnel: 60
Total Fire Engines: 5
Total Fire crews: 2
Total Water Tenders: 1
Conditions: Conditions caused by 4 years of drought in the area contributed to eratic fire conditions with trees torching and spot fires starting ahead of the main fire around homes. 

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