TULARE, Calif. - According to the Visalia Times-Delta, Tulare County is responsible for $814,033 of damages due to the Cedar Fire.
Tim Lutz, Tulare Couty Health and Human Services Agency fiscal operations director, shared the estimated local response cost.
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According to Lutz, Fire Management Assistance Grant and the California Fire Assistance Agreement are expected to reimburse the county $548,302, which is 67 percent of the total county cost.
Cedar Fire began in Kern County, burning over 30,000 acres. It then spread to Tulare County on August 18.
One man was arrested in Oildale Sunday night, following a warrant out for his arrest.
Tiffany Rojas says she ran into Dollar General on Brundage Lane Saturday afternoon for five minutes to grab some supplies.
An apartment complex in Shafter was evacuated earlier today due to a gas leak.
A man is behind bars tonight after leading police on a high-speed chase.