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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

CA-LNU- Peterson Fire near Kelseyville, Lake County

Peterson Fire, CA-LNU- Peterson Fire - Lake County

The threat to structures in the area has been mitigated. There are no road closures or evacuation orders in place.

Peterson Fire
Credit: The Press Democrat ‏@NorthBayNews
Updates:
08/25,/2015 0645: 215 acres - 60% contained. Firefighters continue to work towards increasing containment and control. The mop up phase of fire control has begun while continuing to increase containment lines. The majority of air resources have been released. The area of the fire is rural country, which is steep, covered heavily in brush and with difficult access. 

Date/Time Started: August 22, 2015 5:30 pm
Location: off Peterson Lane and Adobe Creek Road, near Kelseyville, Lake County
GPS: Long/Lat: -122.879272/38.925764
Cause: Under Investigation
Resources: 
Total Fire Personnel: 252
Total Fire Engines: 20
Total Fire crews: 10
Total Helicopters: 1
Total Dozers: 4
Total Water Tenders: 2

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