California forest fire temporarily strands July 4th revelers

7/6/2022 1:44:00 AM

A Northern California forest fire is chewing through a mountainous area near Sacramento after forcing evacuations in two counties

Natural Disasters, Wildfires

Firefighters rescued two dogs from the scene of a wildfire burning in Northern California . The fire burning in a mountainous region near Sacramento has consumed more than 3,000 acres.

A Northern California forest fire is chewing through a mountainous area near Sacramento after forcing evacuations in two counties

July 05, 2022, 10:23 AM3:12Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.JACKSON, Calif. --A Northern California wildfire chewed through a mountainous region near Sacramento Tuesday after forcing evacuations in two counties.The Electra Fire erupted Monday afternoon at a recreation area in Sierra Nevada Gold Country that was packed with Fourth of July revelers, forcing 85 to 100 people celebrating the holiday at a river to shelter at Pacific Gas

& Electric Co. facility, said Amador County Sheriff Gary Redman.All were later safely evacuated, Redman told The San Francisco Chronicle late Monday night.The fire began in Amador County and had spread to 959 acres (388 hectares) by nightfall. Evacuations were ordered in Amador and Calaveras counties.

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This is so sad Salute to them Thank you for rescue the dogs.God bless you all.Believe me You will be blessed! Nice job well done Those men are heros for saving those dogs and for the tough job they do! The dog said I’m not leaving my house! This makes me so sad. Respect !!!

California forest fire temporarily strands July 4th revelersFourth of July revelers stranded by a wildfire in a mountainous California region that's a top tourist destination were safely evacuated, but the fire continued chewing through forests on Tuesday, officials said.

California Forest Fire Temporarily Strands July 4th RevelersFourth of July revelers stranded by a wildfire in a mountainous California region that’s a top tourist destination have safely evacuated, but the fire is still chewing through forests.

California forest fire temporarily strands July 4th revelersFourth of July revelers stranded by a wildfire in a mountainous California region that’s a top tourist destination have safely evacuated, but the fire is still chewing through forests.

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By July 05, 2022, 10:23 AM 3:12 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines./ Associated Press Firefighters battle the Electra Fire in the Rich Gulch community of Calaveras County, Calif.The Electra Fire in Amador County has burned at least 3,034 acres, Cal Fire says Published 1 hour ago Updated 1 hour ago AP Photo/Noah Berger A Fourth of July wildfire that authorities say may have been sparked by fireworks or a barbecue temporarily trapped holiday revelers as it chewed through a mountainous California region that's a top tourism destination, officials said.Associated Press July 5, 2022, 9:23 AM Updated: July 5, 2022, 10:22 AM Full Screen 1 / 3 Firefighters battle the Electra Fire in the Rich Gulch community of Calaveras County, Calif.

JACKSON, Calif. -- A Northern California wildfire chewed through a mountainous region near Sacramento Tuesday after forcing evacuations in two counties. According to Amador County Sheriff Gary Redman, approximately 100 people sheltered at a Pacific Gas & Electric facility before being evacuated in the evening. The Electra Fire erupted Monday afternoon at a recreation area in Sierra Nevada Gold Country that was packed with Fourth of July revelers, forcing 85 to 100 people celebrating the holiday at a river to shelter at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. facility, said Amador County Sheriff Gary Redman. facility, said Amador County Sheriff Gary Redman. The fire in Sierra Nevada Gold Country that broke out Monday afternoon tripled in size overnight to more than 4. All were later safely evacuated, Redman told The San Francisco Chronicle late Monday night. The Electra Fire in Sierra Nevada Gold Country broke out Monday afternoon and tripled in size overnight to more than 4.

The fire began in Amador County and had spread to 959 acres (388 hectares) by nightfall.2 square kilometers) acres by Tuesday morning. Stay informed about local news and weather. Evacuations were ordered in Amador and Calaveras counties. Redman said the cause of the fire was not known, but that it started in the Vox Beach area of the North Fork Mokelumne River. facility, said Amador County Sheriff Gary Redman. He said that could suggest fireworks or a barbecue as a potential cause. Vox Beach is about 55 miles (89 kilometers) east of Sacramento. Evacuations were ordered in Amador and Calaveras counties. All were later safely evacuated, he said.

Several other small fires were burning in the state. Top Stories . He said that could suggest fireworks or a barbecue as a potential cause.