Marmot Fire: Containment on Tulare County wildfire jumps to 90%

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
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The Marmot Fire sparked just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday southeast of Three Rivers and spread to 127 acres, according to CAL FIRE.

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Tulare County Sheriff's Office downgraded an evacuation warning for a wildfire.

The Marmot Fire sparked just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday southeast of Three Rivers and spread to 127 acres, according to CAL FIRE. As of Friday morning, it is 90% contained.

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office lifted evacuation warnings for the area of South Fork Drive, including Cinnamon Canyon Drive to the national park entrance.

However, the road remains closed near Grouse Valley for fire safety and moving equipment.

NOTE: The video above is from an earlier story.