Cal-Fire: Illegal Burn Barrel In Extreme Heat Sparked Fire Near Oak Run

A vegetation fire in Oak Run on Tuesday was caused by an illegal debris burn that escaped an illegal burn barrel, according to Cal-Fire investigators. Crews were dispatched to the fire on Trail Way at 6 O’clock Tuesday evening when temperatures were 113 degrees. Whomever lit the burn barrel fire had fled prior to the arrival of fire crews, who held the fire to about a quarter acre.


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