The Lowell fire burning in the Red Dog You bet area does not appear to be moving as aggressively as a number of helicopters and even the big DC 10 bomber have been laying down fire retardant all day.
Cal Fire Spokesman Daniel Berlant says the residents of Cascade Shores are being allowed to go back home, if they want to.
Berlant says the fire activity Sunday afternoon was picking up but it doesn’t have the same momentum as the fire did yesterday. Berlant says they are expecting the wind to be more of a problem tomorrow.
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If the Fire does move into PlacerCounty, more homes could be threatened.
Winds are expected to transition to northwesterly Monday afternoon with stronger east winds possible Monday night.
Earlier Sunday the fire was downgraded from 4-thousand acres to 1500 acres. as fire officials were able to get better infrared mapping of the fire. It remains at five percent contained.