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FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE a wildland fire behind a residence near Greathouse Lane and Davidson Road on July 11 in El Dorado. Democrat photos by Pat Dollins

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Davidson Fire spares building

By From page A7 | July 17, 2013

A fire was started on Davidson Road in El Dorado on July 11, burning vegetation but sparing a nearby structure.

The fire was reported at 12:36 p.m., Cal Fire’s Teri Mizuhara said. The fire was caused by a weed trimmer.

About 8.5 acres of vegetation burned with some trees taking minor fire damage, Mizuhara said. Irrigation and landscaping were damaged or destroyed, but a nearby structure was unharmed.

The fire was contained at 1:09 p.m. Cal Fire, Diamond Springs Fire, El Dorado County Fire and the U.S. Forest Service responded to the fire.

Cole Mayer

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