Power Fire burning in wildland near Auberry

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
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Firefighters are battling a wildland fire in the Fresno County community of Auberry.

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Firefighters are battling a wildland fire in the Fresno County community of Auberry.

The Power Fire is burning along Powerhouse Road near the Kirckhoff Reservoir.

So far it has charred about 115 acres and is 10% contained. CAL FIRE says that four firefighters were hospitalized with heat-related injuries.

The fire is spreading to the southeast and officials say a "minimal number" of structures are threatened.

An evacuation warning is in effect for Powerhouse Road and all side roads from 0.25 miles north of Wish I Ah Rd to the Fresno / Madera County Line. The north, east, and west boundaries are the San Joaquin River.

Stay with ABC30 for the latest details on this developing story.