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Oak Fire near Kelseyville sees 50% containment, 53 acres burned

The Lake County Sheriff's Office downgraded the evacuation orders for a wildfire near Kelseyville.

KELSEYVILLE, Calif — Update: 8:40 p.m.

A wildfire near Kelseyville has burned 53 acres with firefighters notching 50% containment.

Firefighters are continuing their suppression efforts with air support to stop the fire from advancing. Officials say progress is being made even despite a west wind.

The fire had temporarily prompted evacuation orders for multiple areas, but those orders were downgraded to the evacuation warnings later on.

According to Cal Fire, there are still road closures on Highway 29 from Live Oak Drive to Bottle Rock Road. Live Oak Drive is currently only open to residents.

Update: 5:15 p.m.

Three areas that saw evacuation orders after a wildfire broke out near Kelseyville are now being downgraded by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

Officials with the Lake County Sheriff's Office have downgraded the following locations to evacuation warnings:

  • Live Oak Drive between Gross Cuttoff and Cruikshank Road
  • Highway 29 between Cole Creek Drive and Cruikshank Road
  • Cruishank Road between Live Oak Drive and Highway 29

An evacuation warning for the Kelseyville area of Cole Creek Road to HW 175/Cobb to east of HW 29 is still in effect.

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A wildfire burning south of Kelseyville in Lake County has prompted evacuation orders some people in the area.

The fire, dubbed the Oak Fire, is burning off Highway 29 and Cole Creek Road. Currently, the fire has burned 15 acres with no containment.

Officials with the Lake County Sheriff's Office have issued evacuation orders for the follow areas:

  • Live Oak Drive between Gross Cuttoff and Cruikshank Road
  • Highway 29 between Cole Creek Drive and Cruikshank Road
  • Cruishank Road between Live Oak Drive and Highway 29

Deputies have asked the people in those areas to "leave the area immediately" on their Facebook page.

An evacuation warning for the Kelseyville area of Cole Creek Road to HW 175/Cobb to east of HW 29 has also been issued by the sheriff's office.

Officials say Lampson Field has not been affected by the fire.

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