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Containment within reach

(Containment is within sight)….Cal Fire issued an update on the Mountain Fire Wednesday morning.

The fire began July 15 near Mountain Center. The Center is in the mountains near Palm Springs. Fire officials said containment of the blaze is now at 91%. The destructive fire has burned 27,531 acres, destroyed two dozen structures, including six homes, and injuring six people. Cal Fire says all evacuations have been lifted. They say 767 fire personnel remain on scene to bring the fire into total containment. Many will remain on scene after that to monitor hot spots and souse flare-ups.