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4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
The pilot of a "quadcopter" drone that nearly interrupted aerial firefighting efforts when it hovered over the massive Sand fire east of Sacramento posted a brief explanation online alongside the footage he took from the air.
8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Cal Fire crew members mop up embers of the Sand Fire in the rugged foothills of El Dorado county near Plymouth, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014, 2014.
MAP: Here is the location of the Sand Fire Cal Fire has provided a map of the current location of the Sand Fire Monday morning.
A City of Folsom firefighter moves through burned trees and ash not far from the origin of the so-called Sand Fire in Amador County on Sunday, in Plymouth, Calif.
Hundreds of firefighters are working in rugged terrain and triple-digit temperatures.
According to Cal Fire , the Sand Fire which began yesterday July 25, 2014 at 1634 hours in the afternoon has already burned as much as 3,000 acres.
Gold Country residents got a firsthand look Saturday at the extreme fire danger California faces as the Sand fire blazed through forests and homes in El Dorado and Amador counties and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes with only minutes of warning.
A rapidly spreading wildfire in Northern California forced the evacuation of about 700 homes Saturday as it raced through Sierra Nevada foothills turned tinder-dry by drought.
Despite the Sand Fire blazing through parts of Amador and El Dorado counties, most of the foothills wineries in the region remain open for business, one official said Saturday afternoon.
Firefighters are spending their weekend in the Sierra foothills battling a rapidly growing brush fire burning east of the town of Plymouth.
Residents watch as a wild land fire burns near the Story winery in Plymouth, CA on Friday, July 25, 2014.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:35 pm
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