Cal Fire: Vegetation fire burns 11 acres in El Dorado County, damages one house

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EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — A vegetation fire burned 11 acres in El Dorado County Saturday afternoon and is 10% contained.

Cal Fire officials announced that the fire was burning just before 3 p.m. off Kingvale Road and Wildcrest Road, south of the town of El Dorado.

The blaze was “burning at a moderate rate of spread,” according to officials, and an unreleased number of structures were being threatened. By 3:45 p.m., firefighters had stopped forward progress.

The fire destroyed three outbuildings, and it also damaged a house and an another outbuilding.

Fire crews had issued mandatory evacuation orders in the area; those orders were lifted.

This story is developing.

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