COWBOY FIRE 100% CONTAINED

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September 7, 2010 (Campo) – The Cowboy Fire is now 100% contained, with full control expected tonight. The blaze charred 827 acres and cost an estimated $2.5 million in fire suppression costs, said Roxanne Provaznik of Cal-Fire.

The wildfire, situated between Campo and Potrero south of 94, was caused by two border-crossers who became lost and dehydrated, called an emergency number and indicated they would be lighting signal fire, affording to Cal-Fire. The immigrants have not been located.
 


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