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Cheyenne Fire In Calaveras County Fully Contained


UPDATE June 16, 11:31 a.m.: Cal Fire says the Cheyenne Fire, which burned 83 acres in Calaveras County, has been fully contained. 


UPDATE 8:15 p.m.:  The Cheyenne Fire is now 83 acres and 50% contained, and all evacuations have been lifted.

The fire destroyed at least two outbuildings and two trailers.

Closures are still in effect for Arapaho and Cobb roads.

Cal Fire says one firefighter sustained a minor injury.

UPDATE 5:03 p.m.: Cal Fire says better mapping of the Cheyenne Fire puts the blaze at 83 acres and 10 percent containment. 

According to Cal Fire, the fire burning Calaveras County was sparked by a lawnmower.


UPDATE: 4:53 p.m.: The Cheyenne Fire burning in Calaveras County has grown to 225 acres. 

Evacuations are in place, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office. The evacuation center is located at the Toyon Middle School in Valley Springs.

Closures are in place for Arpaho and Cobb roads.


Original Post: Cal Fire crews are battling a 50-acre fire in Calaveras County Wednesday. 

The Cheyenne Fire is burning on Cheyenne Way south of Camanche Reservoir.