Officials announce control of Summit Fire

CORRALITOS, CA "We've watched it for a few days," Cal Fire Battalion Chief Paul Van Gerwen said. The fire, which broke out May 22 east of Corralitos and west of Morgan Hill, was officially called under control at 8 a.m. today, according to Van Gerwen. An engine patrol will continue to monitor the area as a precaution and there will be occasional flyovers to detect areas of heat using infrared technology. "It might detect one or two (hotspots) but they're very interior in the fire's perimeter and we're confident it won't pose a threat at all," Van Gerwen said. The fire, which was contained May 27, destroyed more than 60 outbuildings in addition to the 35 residences.
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