Firefighters stop forward progress of ‘Slope Fire’ in eastern Fresno County

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FRESNO COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE)- Fire crews have now stopped all forward progress of the Slope Fire burning in eastern Fresno County, according to CALFIRE officials.

Residents in the Deer Creek mobile home park were ordered to evacuate Monday because of the wildfire that broke out around 3 p.m. near Pine Flat Lake. The Fresno County Fire Department says all evacuation orders issued due to the fire have since been lifted.

The fire has reached 20% containment as firefighters continue to fight flames in the area of Sunnyslope Road and Trimmersprings, near Pine Flat Lake.

No word if any injuries or damages are reported.

This is a developing story.

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July 23 2021 05:30 pm

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