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September 29, 2023

2.5-acre Dutcher Creek fire contained

A fire broke out near the 24000 block of Dutcher Creek Road Wednesday night, May 19. The fire was contained hours later at 2.5 acres. 

At 10 p.m., CalFire issued an update on the fire, noting that crews were able to save a residence. 

Rapid response and aggressive firefighting, firefighters were able to save a residence immediately threatened by the fire. This is a good reminder that fire season is here and defensible space can make a difference,” the announcement said.

CalFire didn’t any evacuations for the area, but those in the area were advised to use caution. 

At around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night CalFire said that the fire had reached approximately 2 acres and involved multiple spot fires, as well as one structure on fire.

Multiple land and air units responded to the fire. At around 7:30 p.m., some units began being released from the scene. 

At 8 p.m., fire scanner information said that crews were working to mop up the scene and expected mop up to take two to three hours. One engine was stationed at the scene due to the possibility of wind, a scanner update said.

Agency scanner updates stated that two outbuildings had succumbed to the blaze.

The fire comes in the middle of a wind advisory issued by National Weather Service Bay Area beginning at 5 p.m. on May 19 and running through Thursday, May 20 at 5 a.m. 



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