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SIERRA COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Crews battled a wildfire Monday in Sierra County near Highway 49.

Cal Fire reports the Antelope Fire is burning north of Sierraville along Highway 49 and Fillippini Road.

By Monday night it had burned just over 100 acres and was 50% contained.

Just after 6 p.m., Cal Fire and Placer County firefighters were released from the area as other crews stayed behind to mop up for the next few hours.

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