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SC Fires Now 93% Contained 09-16-20 17:55 DC

Containment on the CZU Lightning Complex increased to 93% as of Wednesday morning. Evacuation warnings have dwindled with 921 people still evacuated, according to Cal Fire. State Route-1 is open to thru traffic only, no access to roads off of State Route-1

The fire is among the top 10 most destructive fires in California state history. A total of more than 1,100 structures have burned in Santa Cruz County since the fire began Aug. 16. Of those structures, 925 are single-family residences.

Fire officials said 86,509 acres have burned so far. An estimated 3,837 structures remain threatened by flames in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties.

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