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Slate Fire evacuation advisories in Tuolumne County lifted

Officials have lifted evacuation orders as crews bring under control a wildfire that started Thursday afternoon near the Jamestown area of ​​Tuolumne County, officials said. The Slate fire was reported just before 2:30 p.m. near Highway 108 and Chicken Ranch Road. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office said evacuation orders were issued for Hurst Ranch, Carlee Lane, Bell Mooney Road and Jacksonville Road on the southbound side of Highway 108. Those notices have since been lifted. Cal Fire, the state’s wildfire management agency, said at least 63 acres had burned as of 4:51 p.m., a slight increase from the 50 acres burned at 3:37 p.m. Fire is also reduced by 10%. Containment is not a measure of how much the fire was extinguished, but rather a measure of how much A perimeter, natural or man-made, was established to prevent the fire from spreading. With evacuation orders, residents are not required to leave immediately, but should be prepared to do so immediately should the fire become dangerous. Roads were closed at Bell Mooney Road at Jacksonville Road and Bell Mooney Road at Highway 108, the sheriff’s office said.

Officials have lifted evacuation orders as crews bring under control a wildfire that started Thursday afternoon near the Jamestown area of ​​Tuolumne County, officials said.

The Slate fire was reported just before 2:30 p.m. near Highway 108 and Chicken Ranch Road. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office said evacuation orders were issued for Hurst Ranch, Carlee Lane, Bell Mooney Road and Jacksonville Road on the southbound side of Highway 108. Those notices have since been lifted.

Cal Fire, the state’s wildfire management agency, said at least 63 acres had burned as of 4:51 p.m., a slight increase from the 50 acres burned at 3:37 p.m. The fire was also contained by 10%.

Containment is not a measure of how well the fire is extinguished, but a measure of how well a perimeter, natural or man-made, was established to prevent the fire from spreading.

With the evacuation instructions, residents are not required to leave immediately, but should be prepared to do so immediately should the fire become dangerous.

Road closures were issued at Bell Mooney Road at Jacksonville Road and Bell Mooney Road at Highway 108, the sheriff’s office said.

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