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Electra Fire Burns in Neighboring Communities

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Electra Fire, located in Amador and Calaveras Counties, started on the 4th of July this week and is now well into day 4 of burning. The current size, as reported by CalFire , is 4,272 acres. The fire is 40% contained and full containment is expected by July 18, 2022. No structures have been destroyed, however ...

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Valley Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Wildfire Smoke

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The 2022 wildfire season has arrived in central California with isolated grass and wildland fires threatening to bring smoke into the San Joaquin Valley. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is encouraging residents to be prepared and plan now for potential poor air quality due to wildfire smoke that might reach the Valley as we ...

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