“Cal Fire expects to fully contain the Robbers Fire by July 21, according their latest numbers. The blaze is now 60% contained, with 2,650 acres burned,” according to FOX40.
“The incident commander said Tuesday night that the fire was ‘human caused.’
“FOX40 interviewed a man who said he near the area of Yankee Jims Road the day the fire started. He says he thinks he knows what started it.Be the first to know! Sign up for FOX40 breaking news alerts.
‘”I was actually down there with a few buddies of mine, and I saw a firework like shoot up in the air and next thing you know there’s like a tree on fire,’ said Ryan Heder.
“The cost of fighting the fire, from manpower to fueling engines and aircraft, has surpassed $8 million.
“Some evacuated residents will be able to go home Wednesday morning, the incident commander also announced. Brushy Creek and Yankee Jims community residents will be allowed to go home around 9 a.m.”
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