Crews battle 1,000 acre vegetation fire near Gilroy, evacuations underway, CAL FIRE says

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. -- The Crews Fire east of Gilroy in rural Santa Clara County is now 1,000 acres, according to CAL FIRE officials. Evacuations continue on Canada Road.



The public is being asked to avoid the area near Crews Road east of Gilroy, which has since spread eastward to the Canada Road area. The fire is advancing at a moderate rate, according to CAL FIRE, which said two structures have burned and others are threatened.

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The fire was first reported at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday.
Additional air and ground equipment have been called to the scene.



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