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Cal Fire: Fire That Started Under Foresthill Bridge Was Caused By Arson

AUBURN (CBS13) — Authorities say the Bridge Fire that burned in the Auburn State Recreation Area near the Foresthill Bridge earlier in September was caused by arson.

Cal Fire announced the finding on Tuesday.

Officials say they are still working on uncovering the specific details on what led to the fire.

The wildfire burned a total of 411 acres and prompted evacuation orders in the area.

It was fully contained by Sept. 14, but some areas of the Auburn SRA remained closed. Last week, all trails except for Culvert Trail have been reopened

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