Fire Burning in O'Neals

July 28, 2009 6:11:54 PM PDT
A fire burning in the foothill community of O'Neals is now 50-percent contained.The wildfire started Monday on Ash Spring Road, North of Millerton Lake. Firefighters say it may be as large as seven- hundred acres.

Investigators say the fire is an accident. It may have started with sparks from a car.

High temperatures, low humidity and challenging terrain made the fast moving fire difficult to put out.

Full containment is expected by 8:00 a.m. Wednesday.

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