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Apple Fire Containment Grows to 55 Percent

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The Apple Fire was 55 percent contained, with 33,234 acres burned, reports The Press-Enterprise.

Firefighters continue to be withdrawn as the lines around the 11-day old fire are extended. There were 1,719 fire personnel working the fire, down 576.

Containment is the percentage of the fire’s perimeter where the fire has been stopped.

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