900 firefighters helping battle Erskine Fire, cost rises to $19.3 million

Posted at 8:51 AM, Jul 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-01 11:51:32-04

Fire officials are now saying the Erskine Fire has caused more than $19 million dollars in damage.

The fire has been burning since June 23. 

Since then the fire has covered more than 47,000 acres. It's 80 percent contained.

Right now a little more than 900 firefighters are helping fight the fire.