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Pond Fire is 95% contained, evacuation warnings and road closures lifted

Posted at 6:56 AM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 09:34:35-04

The Pond Fire burning near Santa Margarita and Creston is now 95% contained and the burned acreage remains at 1,962 acres.

The fire that started Saturday, August 1, destroyed one structure and damaged another.

There are no longer any structures threatened and all evacuation warnings have been lifted.

Huer Huero Road from HWY 58 to Random Canyon has reopened.

Fire officials say one first responder was injured.

Mop-up operations and suppression repair will continue through out the rest of the week.

The fire is expected to be fully contained by Saturday, August 8.