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Amador County Wildfire Traps People Celebrating Fourth of July at the Beach

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A wildfire burning in Amador County trapped as many as 100 people who were enjoying the Fourth of July weekend at a beach along the Mokelumne River.

The fire has burned about 960 acres and triggered evacuations near the town of Jackson in Gold County, near Highway 49 and Electra Road.

A firefighter sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital, Cal Fire said.

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