"49 Fire" 100 Percent Contained

September 1, 2009 11:12:57 PM PDT
The destructive "49 fire" near Sacramento is now fully contained. It burned a total of 343 acres in Placer County, northeast of the state capitol.Firefighters made good progress on it throughout the day. As of 6:30 Tuesday night, it was at 100 percent containment.

Residents have been allowed back into their homes ... although some in the town of Auburn returned to nothing.

Tuesday an assistance center opened to help homeowners who lost everything.

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