Four fires in four days; all under investigation

Each started in Bear Valley area

An air tanker drops a load of retardant on the Gaines Fire, which broke out last Friday near Bear Valley. There were many air drops on the fire, which burned around 1,300 acres. Photo by David HuskeyFour fires broke out in the area of Bear Valley last week.
Whether they are connected remains unknown. Officials from CAL FIRE said this week the fires are being investigated but did not release any more information.
All are considered under investigation.
The first two small fires happened at aroun...

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