Fire Burns 6,821 Acres Near Huntington (CA)

Fire crews are battling a fire in the Sierra National Forest (CA) that has burned about 6,821 acres six miles northwest of Huntington Lake, reports KFSN-TV Fresno.

Fire officials say there is no imminent threat to the communities of Big Creek or Huntington Lake at this time. Thirteen campgrounds in the area have been closed as a precaution.

The U.S. Forest Service says there’s 15 percent containment on the fire.

Authorities said lightning was the cause of the fire. They also said 15 other small fires were caused by lighting in the area on July 23rd. All of these fires were less than 1/4 acre in size.

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