(AP) — Authorities say the Kincade Fire, which destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings and forced thousands of people to evacuate in Sonoma County, has been fully contained.
Cal Fire made the announcement Wednesday night about the fire that destroyed 174 homes and 200 other buildings.
The Kincade Fire ignited on Oct. 23 and drove nearly 200,000 people from their homes. It charred 77,758 acres.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, but it's possible electrical equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric was involved.
PG&E had cut power to a large swath of people to prevent equipment from starting fires in windy weather, but it didn't de-energize a transmission tower near where the fire started.
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