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Mountain Fire Forces Evacuations in Shasta County (CA)

Evacuations are ordered due to a growing brush fire in Shasta County, reports CBS SF Bay Area.

The Mountain Fire was first reported late Thursday morning. By 11:45 a.m., the Shasta County Sheriff’s Twitter account was posting evacuation information for the residents of Jones Valley and Bella Vista.

The fire quickly jumped in size from an initial report of 20 acres to approximately 150-200 acres in the space of an hour.