VACAVILLE — More than 20 tons of household hazardous waste has been removed from 2020 wildfire locations in California.
The state Department of Toxic Substances Control reported Tuesday that 3,200 homes and properties were assessed, with the final 100 homesites to be cleared by the end of the month.
The totals include 962 parcels in the LNU Lightning Complex Fire zone, which burned in six counties, including Solano, where 499 parcels were cleared.
The fire destroyed or damaged 854 structures, including the complete loss of 309 homes and 60 more that sustained major or minor damage locally.
The second phase of the cleanup is ongoing.
Phase I cleanup, which started in September, involved 18 counties.
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