Close Call at California Wildfire

Burnover avoided in El Dorado County

 

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Max McGregor

Salmon Fire, El Dorado County

At approximately 12:15 PM on Saturday, May 1, CalFire Amador-El Dorado Units responded to reports of a wildland fire in the area of Salmon Falls Road and Gallagher Road near Folsom Lake.

At this time, the fire is 5 percent contained and approximately 20 acres in size. Salmon Falls Road is closed in the area.

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Burnover avoided in El Dorado County     Max McGregor Salmon Fire, El Dorado County At approximately 12:15 PM on Saturday, May 1, CalFire Amador-El Dorado Units responded to reports of a wildland fire in the area of Salmon Falls Road and Gallagher Road near Folsom Lake. At this time, the fire is 5 percent […]

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