Fundraiser to help Creek Fire survivors 1 year after devastating wildfire

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- On the first anniversary of the Creek Fire, the local mountain community is gathering to celebrate progress in their recovery.

The wildfire was the fourth largest in California history.

For over three months, flames burned nearly 380,000 acres, primarily in Fresno and Madera counties, damaging or destroying more than 900 structures.

On Labor Day weekend next week, a fundraiser will be held benefiting Creek Fire survivors.

Rock to Rebuild is a free event held at the Shaver Lake Community Center Baseball field from 5 pm to 10 pm on Saturday, September 4.

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