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Placer County ‘Robbers Fire’ Burns 1400 Acres; 170 Homes Evacuated

Fire officials said about 170 homes outside the Placer County community of Colfax remained under evacuation orders as a wildfire burned for the fourth day.

07/14/2012

Smoke from the Robbers Fire in Placer County on July 12, 2012. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Calls In More Resources For Placer County Wildfire

Gov. Jerry Brown has called in more firefighters and the California National Guard to help battle a Placer County wildfire that has forced the evacuation of 300 people.

07/13/2012

Smoke from the Robbers Fire in Placer County on July 12, 2012. (CBS)

Wildfire In Sierra Foothills Grows To 800 Acres

High temperatures and dry conditions have contributed to the growth of the Robbers Fire in the Sierra Foothills east of Sacramento on Thursday.

07/12/2012

A wildfire known as the Robbers Fire has consumed at least 200 acres in Placer County on July 11, 2012. (CBS)

At Least 200 Acres Burned In Sierra Foothills Fire

Fire officials say about 40 people have been evacuated as a fire burns in a steep and heavily wooded area near the American River Canyon in Placer County.

07/12/2012

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