Fire erupts at Northern California timbe

Fire erupts at Northern California timber products building, spreads to nearby vegetation
Fire erupts at Northern California timber products building, spreads to nearby vegetation

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Cal Fire, Fire erupts at Northern California timber products building, spreads to nearby vegetation, said a large commercial log building in Amador County was completely inundated Monday afternoon, with the fire spreading to nearby plants.

A large commercial wooden building in Amador County was completely submerged on Monday afternoon, with fire spreading to plants nearby, Cal Fire…

Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado unit said in social media posts after 2:15 p.m. that the fire was burning at Ampine, a wood products company northwest of Martell and Jackson.

The Amador Fire Protection District first reported the fire in a Facebook post after 12:45 p.m.

All Ampine employees have been evacuated and counted, and no further evacuations are necessary, Amador County Sheriff’s Office at 1:30 p.m.

The company’s main building is “completely concerned,” according to Cal Fire, which helps the local fire district.

“The fire has spread to the vegetation,” Cal Fire wrote on Twitter.

“Firefighters put a wet line around the vegetation fire.” A towering plume of dark smoke can be seen on several cameras with the AlertWildfire grille.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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