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Fire Burning Along Road 600 North Of Raymond

RAYMOND – Crews are at scene of a vegetation fire burning north of Raymond on Road 600.

At about 4:30 p.m., reports came in of a fire between the town of Raymond and the intersection of Road 600 and Road 415.

The first unit at scene reported the fire at 5 to 7 acres with a moderate rate of spread burning in grass and oak woodland on the east side of the road.

A full wildland dispatch was called out, and the incident commander requested additional water tenders.

Air resources were diverted from the Ferguson Fire to assist.

At 4:59 p.m., helicopters arrived overhead and fixed-wing tankers were cancelled.

At 5:03 p.m., the incident commander cancelled the crews and any engines not already at scene except two plus a water tender.

By 5:13 p.m., the dozer line around the perimeter was complete and helicopters were released.

The fire was contained at 6.75 acres at 5:38 p.m

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