California Sees Three New Fires as Firefighters See Progress in Caldor Fire
The Caldor Fire has been the biggest battle for firefighters in California as of recently, but it has luckily slowed down. However, as the state has seen progress, three new wildfires have sparked since.
San Diego County is being threatened with the Aruba Fire which has burned through the southeast portion of the Rainbow Community. Fortunately, the forward rate of the spread has stopped, and it is currently 15% contained.
250 acres have been burned because of the Bridge fire which has ignited in Placer. Evacuations are in progress as it is at zero percent containment.
The smallest of the three is the Lawrence Fire which began on Sunday, September 5th around 10:40 a.m. It has burned 40 acres and it 30% contained.
According to Cal Fire statistics, California has had 1.9 million acres burned so far this year and has reported 7,099 fires.
The Caldor Fire, which began on August 14th, has burned 215,000 acres in the Amador and El Dorado counties. It is currently the second-largest active fire and as of Sunday was 44% contained. Fortunately, no deaths have been reported. It is expected to be 100% contained by September 27th.