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July 14, 2012
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Fire in East Valley turned over to BLM

4:52 p.m.: East Fork has turned over the site of the fire to the Bureau of Land Management with the burn largely under control.The Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch never reported the fire to be any larger than 7 acres.

2:29 p.m.: Firefighters are battling a wildfire in East Valley off of Stockyard Road. The initial call on the fire came in around 1:45 p.m. Saturday from a group that was target shooting in the area and suspected one of their rounds ingnited some surrounding brush.

Initial responders estimated the blaze at about 7 acres with moderate to mild fuels. Full air attack has been ordered on the fire. Updates will follow.

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 16, 2012 02:25PM Published Jul 14, 2012 05:29PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.