Robbers Fire Continues to Grow and Claims Structure

The Robbers Fire (CA) continued to grow and has destroyed the first structure since it broke out Wednesday, reports The Sacramento Bee.

CalFire officials said the fire had burned one home and three outbuildings, although the could not say immediately where the burned structures had been.

Despite those losses, firefighters were making progress getting a handle on the fire.

The fire had burned 1,950 acres by tonight and still was threatening 170 homes in areas near Iowa Hill,

Foresthill and other communities. But CalFire officials said the fire containment had grown to 20 percent from only 10 percent on Friday night.

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