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Weather a concern as Dolan Fire containment reaches 90%

Posted at 2:41 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 17:58:19-04

Weather is the current threat for crews battling the Dolan Fire near Big Sur.

Officials say more than 150 firefighters are helping contain the fire during record temperatures.

There are eight crews, 29 engines, five helicopters and a bulldozer assigned to the fire, which is now 90 percent contained.

Firefighters have also been using a drone to help locate hot spots, giving real-time information to the firefighters on the ground.

To date, the fire has burned 124,924 acres, damaged four structures and destroyed another 19.

The official cause is listed as under investigation.