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Firefighters making progress on Paige Creek fire

Posted at 4:40 PM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-11 20:34:18-04
The Paige Creek Fire has burned 1,064 acres on the eastside of Rincon Mountains.
According to the U.S. Forest Service, the fire is 80 percent contained.
Several ranches and structures in the area are in the area, according to InciWeb.
Firefighters are actively working to suppress the fire. Additional crews, engines, water tenders, and overhead have been ordered to assist with the suppression efforts.
The fire did not grow overnight and fire activity is minimal.
The fire was reported at 5:15 p.m. on June 7 and the cause of the fire is lightning.