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40% containment on Carstens Fire

Crews made progress Tuesday fighting the fire that threatened 800 homes in Mariposa County.
Firefighters released new numbers on the Carstens Fire at 6pm Tuesday.  Containment is now 40% but the fire grew another 200 acres to over 1,800 acres.  Crews were doubled on Tuesday to fight the fire in more favorable weathers conditions.  It was all caused Sunday afternoon by a campfire that was left unattended.
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