UPDATE: Mineral Fire continues burning in Fresno County: 28,500 acres burned, 68% containment

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UPDATE(7/21): The Mineral Fire has burned 28,500 acres and destroyed at least seven structures. Over 1,400 firefighters are working to get the fire under control.

The fire is at 68% containment.

UPDATE(7/20): The Mineral Fire has burned 28,000 acres and is at 49% containment. Cal Fire said all evacuations and closures in Fresno and Monterey county have been lifted.

UPDATE (7/19): The Mineral Fire has burned 25,000 acres and destroyed at least four structures. Over 1,500 firefighters are working to get the fire under control.

The fire is at 35% containment.

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KGET) — Fire crews from all over the state continue to battle a wildfire in Fresno County that’s been burning for five days.

The Mineral Fire started Monday in fields just west of Coalinga — about two hours northwest of Bakersfield.

The fire has burned 24,600 acres and destroyed at least four buildings.

No one has been hurt but 60 other structures are reportedly in the path of the flames. Smoke from the fire has drifted south into Kern County.

Over 1,200 firefighters are working to get the fire under control. The Kern County Fire Department sent five firefighters and two bulldozers to help.

The fire is at 35% containment.

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