Valley Fire now 99 percent contained

MIDDLETOWN (KRON) — Firefighters continue to work on the Valley Fire, which ripped through three counties.

It is now 99 percent contained. CalFire said it is the third-worst fire in California history.

More than 75,000 acres were destroyed since it began last month. Four people are dead and more than a thousand homes were destroyed.

The Red Cross and Salvation Army have been on the scene to help. The thousands of people who were evacuated have all been allowed back into the areas that had been blocked off.

The Valley Fire has destroyed nearly 2,000 structures.

Full report from CalFire here —->

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