200-acre Peterson Fire in Lake County now 17 percent contained

Cal Fire says the Peterson Fire burning in Lake County is now 200 acres, smaller than originally estimated, and is 17 percent contained as of Sunday, August 23, 2015. (KGO-TV)

Cal Fire says the Peterson Fire burning in Lake County is now 17 percent contained. Flames have charred 200 acres, smaller than originally estimated.

It started around 5:30 p.m. Saturday off Peterson Lane in Kelseyville.


This is the third major fire in Lake County this summer.

The 25,000-acre Jerusalem Fire near Middletown is 98 percent contained.

The Rocky Fire, near Lower Lake, was contained nine days ago.

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