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Lowell Fire Now a Mop-Up Operation

More progress is being made on the Lowell Fire, with containment numbers up a little bit more…

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CalFire Captain Mike Mohler says even though full containment hasn’t been reached, there doesn’t seem to be much more danger of it spreading, as long as the weather holds. Officials were hoping to lift the advisory evacuation warnings yesterday, but Mohler says they are going to wait now until full containment is reached…

Listen to Mike Mohler 2

And Mohler says full containment is still expected to be reached by Monday. The total number of firefighters injured is now six…

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Four others suffered burns. One is still hospitalized. Mohler says they are no longer making water drops unless the helicopters are specifically requested for a certain area.

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