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Update: Larkin Valley Fire

It took fire crews three hours to put out Saturday's fire near Larkin Valley off Highway 1

 

Local fire officials are still investigating a fire that broke out east of Highway 1 near Larkin Valley on Saturday afternoon and according to the Corralitos Cal Fire station, a little over 1.5 acres were damaged in the aftermath.

It took Cal Fire along with Aptos/La Selva and Central Fire District three hours to control the fire and there were still no injuries to report, also according to Cal Fire.

A bulldozer, hand crew, helicopter, two air tankers and a spotter plane were also on the scene to fight the blaze and traffic was backed up heavily on the northbound side of Highway 1 as firefighters worked to fully contain the fire.

Marilyn August 20, 2012 at 05:14 AM
Bless our fire fighters !!!
Jennifer Squires August 20, 2012 at 07:22 AM
They did great work. For those who remember the Trabing Fire, I'm sure this was a big scare.

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