Monday, July 4, 2022

Fire on Hwy 49

    UPDATE:  Hwy 26 is closed at Mokelumne Hill as of 7:45 PM.  It has been mentioned that there are suspects involved in starting this fire. No other details.

UPDATE: As of 7:30 PM Calfire estimates the fire is now over 950 acres.  On the Calaveras side it appears to  be heading for Hwy 26.

UPDATE at 7 PM:  The Electra Fire is now over 300 acres.  It is mostly in Amador County.

UPDATE:  Fire is around 75 acres at this time. Aircraft are en route to the area.

July 4, 2022 at 3:45 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 49 just across the river at Electra Road.

    Several engines are responding.  Butte Mountain Road may be evacuated soon.

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