The King Fire burning near Pollock Pines is now 98 percent contained.
The fire has burned almost 98,000 acres and over 1,900 firefighters continue mopping up.
The fire, which started Sept. 13, destroyed 12 homes and 68 other structures and at one point forced the evacuation of nearly 3000 people.
A community meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Camino.
From The King Fire Facebook Page:
Eldorado National Forest: Tuesday the Eldorado National Forest released a closure order reducing the size of the closure area. To view the news release, new closure order and map, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/n5ej7e8
Tahoe National Forest: The Tahoe National Forest’s road and trail closure order remains in effect and can be viewed at: http://tinyurl.com/kg3dqyb.
Start Date: September 13, 2014
Size: 97,717 acres
Estimated Containment Date: October 8, 2014
Total Personnel Assigned: 1,904
Structures Destroyed: 80 (12 residences, 68 other type)
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