Friday, August 1, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Fire generated small city, inspired volunteers
DSC_5324e FIRE CAMP (10 a.m. July 28) at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds includes an array of tents, a portable command center, portable kitchens and refrigerated food stores. Inmates, here marching to te dining area, earn $2 per day working in camp or on the fire line. The camp has since been broken down. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
With the Sand Fire 95 percent contained and everyone breathing a little easier, on Wednesday a tour of the incident command post at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds showed activity had already started tapering off.

Outside the building used as the incident command center, a map showed the extent of the fire.

"It was a topography-driven fire," said Cal Fire Public Information Officer Kevin Lucero of Butte County as he traced on the map where it began and how it spread. Walking the length of the fairgrounds, he described how all the different planning and logistical units fit together to suppress the fire as well as the role other agencies and community groups played throughout the fire...

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