September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Vegetation fire threatens structures in Amador County, forces evacuations

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The Latest – Sunday, Aug. 5

7:20 p.m.

The Lawrence Fire is now 40 acres in size and is 30% contained. No structures are threatened at this time.

1:30 p.m.

Cal Fire crews have stopped forward progress on Lawrence Fire and is 15% contained.

Evacuation orders are in place for Bridgepoint School Road and Tyler Road and firefighters are asking residents to stay away from the area.

12:45 p.m.

Cal Fire crews announced they are making good progress on the fire and are holding the area burned to about 40 acres between Tyler Road and Cedar Creek north of Fiddletown.

The fire has caused a road closure between Cedar Creek Road and Mt. Aukum Road.


Original story below.

FIDDLETOWN, Calif. (KTXL) — A new vegetation fire burned at least 30 acres Sunday morning and is threatening structures in Amador County, according to Cal Fire.

Cal Fire announced the Lawrence Fire is burning off Lawrence Road in Amador County.

“The fire is approximately 30 acres burning at a rapid rate of spread. Structures are threatened,” Cal Fire said on its social media channels at 11:24 a.m.

Cal Fire officials said they ordered more air and ground resources to try to prevent the flames from spreading.

This story is developing.

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