INTANKO FIRE NEAR WHEATLAND & BEALE AFB CONTINUES TO BURN

Cal Fire’s Public Information office reports that although forward progress of the Intanko Fire near Wheatland & Beale Air Forec Base was halted at 850 acres Tuesday afternoon, it continues to slowly grow. As of last evening it was up to 939 acres and 85% contained. Two structures are now reported destroyed.

A portion of the base and areas near Camp Far West Lake were evacuated for several hours at the height of the vegetation fire.

The cause is still under investigation.

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