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Big Creek Fire

Big Creek Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 4, 2015 6:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: July 29, 2015 4:30 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit 
County: Tuolumne County  
Location: off Hwy120 and Sprague Rd near Groveland  
Acres Burned - Containment: 204 acres - 100% contained  
Evacuations: Mop-up and fire suppression repair operations continue today. Demobilization of resources continues today. Motorists driving in the area of the fire on Highway 120, especially after dark, are asked to exercise great caution to avoid fire equipment and crews.  
Cause: Escaped Debris Fire 
Cooperating Agencies: US Forest Service, Tuolumne County Fire Department, Stanislaus Consolidated, Copperopolis Fire, Central Fire, San Andreas Fire, Georgetown, Diamond Springs, Santa Barbara County, Groveland Community Services District, Lathrop – Manteca, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Carson City, Storey County, Sparks Fire Department, East Fork Fire and Paramedic District, Central Line County, California Office of Emergency Services, California Department of Corrections, Hetch Hetchy Water and Power, PG&E, California Highway Patrol, Tuolumne County.  
Total Fire Personnel: 115  
Total Fire Engines: 9  
Total Fire crews: 5  
Total Dozers: 1  
Total Water Tenders: 2  
Long/Lat: -120.15644/37.823  
Conditions: Crews are continuing mop-up and fire suppression repair operations. Demobilization has begun, releasing unneeded fire equipment and personnel. Motorists driving in the area of the fire on Highway 120, especially after dark, are asked to exercise great caution to avoid fire equipment and crews.  
Phone Numbers  (209) 754-5527 (Big Creek Fire Information Line) 

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