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A FIREFIGHTER works to put out a fire at 4750 Sand Ridge Road on Oct. 2.

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Fire near Somerset burns about 15 acres

By From page A9 | October 05, 2012

An air tanker dropped pinkish-orange flame retardant between Sand Ridge Road and Mount Aukum Road, soaring quickly over the heads of a gathering of onlookers at the intersection of Sand Ridge, Mount Aukum and Bucks Bar roads in Somerset. Minutes later, a helicopter circled over a Cal Fire vehicle, flame retardant from a previous tanker pass drying on it. The helicopter, obscured by the thick smoke, dropped its water, pausing only a few seconds before it was off again to resupply.

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