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UPDATE: 520-acre Yolo Co. grass fire contained

GUINDA, CA - Fire crews have completely contained a 520-acre grass fire in Yolo County.

The fire, called the Forest Fire, started around 10 a.m. Saturday near Highway 16 in Guinda, just south of Rumsey Canyon, Cal Fire spokesperson Daniel Berlant said.

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More than 400 firefighters battled the blaze with fire engines, bull dozers, tankers and helicopters. Saturday, a wind shift pushed the fire northeast and threatened several homes in the area.

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By Sunday morning, Berlant said the fire had died down and there wasn't a lot of smoke from the fire.

Firefighters continued to to build containment lines around the fire, extinguish hot spots, and continued mop-up efforts Monday, said Berlant.

Update: Cal Fire announced at approximately 7:30 a.m. Tuesday that crews had achieved 100-percent containment of the fire.

Berlant said crews are investigating the cause of the fire.


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