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Fire On Highway 41 Near Black Oak Road

Aug 12 2016 Oak Incident Coarsegold 41 and 415 by Melinda GreshamCOARSEGOLD — Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire reported along Highway 41 near Black Oak Road just north of Road 417.

Just after 4:30 p.m., crews were called out to reports of a fire burning in vegetation. The first engine on scene reported the fire at less than one acre with one structure partially involved and several outbuildings threatened.

At approximately 5 p.m. crews were advised that Caltrans employees were on the scene of a second fire located on Highway 41 near Road 207, near the Black Hawk Lodge. At 5:10 p.m. it was determined by Air Attack and crews on the ground that no fire was burning in the vicinity of Road 207.

We will continue to update on the Oak Incident as more information becomes available.

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Photo courtesy of Melinda Gresham

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