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Evacuations Lifted for Area Near Plumas County Wildfire

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Authorities have lifted mandatory evacuations for portions of Plumas County, California. An area wildfire still threatens about 100 homes near Taylorville.

The U.S. Forest Service says the 545 acre Hough Complex is also threatening about 125 outbuildings. Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for areas south of Arlington Road, between Nelson Street and Johnson Ranch Road.

The complex is currently 40% contained with full containment expected this Saturday.

The Forest Service says the Ridge grew in size to 275 and is still at 0% containment. The Heights Fire is at 162 acres and is 30% contained.  The Johnson, remains at 140 acres with 95% containment. The Hunt stayed at 11 acres and is still at 50% containment.  The Keddie, at 18 acres, the Mountain and the Ruby at 1 acre each are 100% contained.  The 32 and Cook, both under an acre are also 100% contained. A new fire, the Evans at 2 acres, materialized yesterday and was contained.

No structures have been destroyed.

More than 250 personnel are battling the flames.

The cause remains under investigation.

Central Coast Interagency Incident Management Team 7 officials have scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm at the Grange Hall in the town of Taylorsville. This meeting is intended to provide information, address concerns and answer questions regarding the Hough Complex.

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