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Roseville Fire Burns 237 Acres

A fast moving wildfire just west of Roseville yesterday  quickly consumed 237 acres.  Cal Fire Spokesman Daniel Berlant says the wind was a major factor in driving the fire, and ultimately,  allowing firefighters to get it under control.
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The fire that got started at 11:30 a.m.  was held at the PFE Road  outside Roseville.  Cal Fire helicopters and planes continued to douse the fire until is was calledcontained shortly before 3p.m. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Today the Sacramento Valley and parts of Western Nevada County are under a Red Flag  issued by the National Weather Service for heightened fire danger.

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