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UPDATE: Swedes Fire Now 75% Contained

Posted August 20th, 2013 @ 6:39am by KFBK News

Cal Fire is getting closer to containing the Swedes Fire near Oroville. New numbers released this morning say the fire has burned over 2,100 acres and is now 75 percent contained. Most of the evecuations related to the fire were lifted yesterday. Cal Fire expects full containment of the fire by this Thursday.

The American Fire in Placer County has burned over 14,800 acres and is 53% contained. There are no mandatory evacuations. The public is invited to a 7 p.m. meeting at the Foresthill Veterans Memorial Hall, 24601 Harrison St.

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