Evacuation warnings lifted following string of small wildfires in Madera County

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MADERA COUNTY, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – All evacuation warnings have now been lifted after several small wildfires broke out in Madera County on Sunday evening.

Just after 6 p.m., the Madera County Sheriff’s Office issued an evacuation warning for the area of Highway 41 and Road 415 after a total of 6 wildfires broke out nearby.

An evacuation order was also issued for the area of Penny Lane and Dollar Court.

Since then, the Sheriff’s Office has lifted all evacuation warnings.

Cal Fire officials say all 6 fires ranged between half an acre and 5 acres.

The biggest fire, dubbed the School Fire, reached 5 acres before firefighters stopped all forward progress.

Investigators are now working to figure out what caused all of the fires.

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