The Sand Fire, that started in Amador County around 4:30 p-m Friday, is considered to be 80 percent contained. So far it has destroyed 13 homes and 38 outbuildings. 515 structures are still threatened. Some evacuations are still in place, although others have been lifted. This wildfire is believed to have been caused by a vehicle driving on dry vegetation. Nearly 2 thousand firefighters are working to contain this fire, and they expect to have full containment by Friday.
The French Fire has burn about 2 thousand acres in the Sequoia National Forest so far. That blaze broke out around 5:45 a-m yesterday (Monday). Rock Creek, Soda, and Fish Creek Campgrounds have been evacuated.
The El Portal Fire in Yosemite National Park and the Darkhole Fire in Stanislaus National Forest have burned more than 27 hundred acres of the Sierra Nevada so far. The El Portal Fire began around 3:15 p-m Saturday. Crane Flat and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds have been closed. Bridal Veil Campground is being used for fire operations. 1 structure has been destroyed in Foresta, California. More than 700 firefighters are working to quell these wildfires.