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Vegetation Fire Behind Alice’s Cookhouse In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — Crews are on scene of a vegetation fire burning on Hartwell Road behind Alice’s Cookhouse just off Highway 41 in Oakhurst.

The fire was called in about 12:35 p.m., and first engine at scene reported it at about one-quarter acre burning in grass.

Engines from Cal Fire, Madera County Fire and Sierra National Forest were dispatched to the fire which was reportedly started by someone using a lawnmower.

By 12:52 p.m., firefighters had the fire contained, and all resources not already at scene were cancelled.

Crews will be on scene for a while to do mop-up.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Initial reports do not generally tell the whole story.

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