St. Helena July 11, 2018 – CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers have determined that the cause of the County Fire, currently burning in Yolo and Napa counties, to be an improperly installed electric livestock fence unit. The responsible party has been cited under Public Resources Code section 4421, burning of lands of another. The County Fire started in the community of Guinda during the afternoon of June 30, 2018 in the county of Yolo, the fire is currently 90,288acres and 86% contained.

CAL FIRE urges residents to always follow proper installation and operation guidelines on your owner’s manuals when installing and/or operating all equipment that can cause a wildland fire.

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