140-acre wildfire burns in Shasta County

8:39 AM, Sep 2, 2012   |    comments
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SHASTA COUNTY, CA - Cal Fire crews battle a 140-acre fire in Shasta County.

The fire, called the Power Fire, started Saturday around 1:45 p.m. Saturday, just off of Ivan Marx road, west of Burney, Calif.

Cal Fire reports that 4 residences and 6 outbuildings were destroyed.

According to Cal Fire, evacuations were in place for roads near Ivan Marx Road, north of Highway 299 as crews work to contain the fire. As of 9 p.m. Saturday night all evacuations were lifted and residents returned to their homes.

The fire is 90 percent contained as of Sunday morning.

No word yet on what started the blaze.


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