Vegetation Fire Burns Near Highway 50 In El Dorado County

Cal Fire officials say forward progress of a fire burning in El Dorado County has been stopped. 

The fire jumped onto the north side of Highway 50, but firefighters say it only managed to burn about 50 feet onto the other side. 

About 12 acres have burned so far and it's 30% contained, Cal Fire says. 

All westbound lanes and one of two lanes east bound have reopened near 8 Mile Road in El Dorado County. All evacuations and road closures north of Highway 50 have been lifted.

 
 

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