GUINDA (CBS SF) — The County Fire, which started June 30, was declared to be 100 percent contained Saturday night, and was expected to be virtually completely out by Sunday, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
In what was described as the “final update” of firefighting efforts two weeks after it was first reported, Cal Fire spokesman Will Powers said the blaze had burned 90,288 acres over that time, destroying 20 buildings and damaging three others. One firefighter was injured.READ MORE: San Francisco City Hall Briefly Locked Down Due To Suspicious Package
Fifty firefighters, two bulldozers and two water tenders were still assigned today to putting out the last flames of this fire, Powers said.READ MORE: Owner of Acupuncture Clinics Chain Pleads No Contest to Insurance Fraud
The cause of the fire was traced to an improperly installed electric livestock fence near the unincorporated community of Guinda. Anthony Edward Darosa, 46, of Woodland was cited for setting fire to someone else’s property, a misdemeanor. The Yolo County District Attorney’s office will decide whether to file charges.MORE NEWS: Liam's List Dec. 3: Christmas Tree Lightnings; Golden Girls Christmas Live; Elton's Christmas Song
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