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Cal Fire reports target shooting as cause of Quail Fire in June

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VACAVILLE — A wildfire that burned 2.87 square miles of brush, forced evacuations and destroyed a home in rural Vacaville was started by target shooting in the area.

That’s the finding of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s investigation into the Quail Fire, which started June 6 and burned for four days before being contained.

Cal Fire released its findings Monday.

The Quail Fire forced area residents out of their homes and destroyed three structures – including one home.

The vegetation fire started at 3:30 p.m. June 6 along Quail Canyon Road near Pleasants Valley Road, north of Vacaville and southwest of Winters.

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Quail Fire in Solano County now fully contained

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The Quail Fire that started in Solano County on Saturday afternoon has been fully contained as of Wednesday morning, according to Cal Fire.

The vegetation fire had started at 3:33 p.m. in the 8000 block of Quail Canyon Road near the Solano-Yolo county line, and burned 1,837 acres, according to Cal Fire.

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