Grass fire burns behind Church in Somerset
SOMERSET, Calif. (PR Pond) —Firefighters battled a 30-acre grass fire in El Dorado County just south of Somerset on Wednesday afternoon.
Bible Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 9, 2014 4:45 pm FINAL
Date/Time Started: July 9, 2014 2:34 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit
County: El Dorado County
Location: off Mt Aukum Rd, Somerset
Estimated - Containment: 30 acres - 100% contained
Cal Fire officials said the Bible Fire began at about 2:30 p.m. behind a church near Mount Aukum Road.
At about 4:30 p.m., Cal Fire said the forward progress of the fire was stopped, and the blaze was fully contained.
No structures were damaged, but some were threatened, according to Cal Fire.
Crews were on scene mopping up the fire for several hours.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.