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Chariot fire update

(Chariot fire now 40% contained)….That is the latest update on the fire near Sunrise Highway.

Officials say the fire has also destroyed 120 structures, including the Al Bahr Shriners camp and lodges in the Mount Laguna area. There have been 5 minor injuries reported since the fire began Saturday. Officials with Cal Fire say the blaze has burned at least 7,055 acres. Evacuations remain in effect, with a Red Cross evacuation center set up in Alpine. There are still 2,147 fire personnel on scene. Sunrise Highway remains closed. The cause of the fire is under investigation.