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Seth Brown, a battalion chief for Cal Fire Fresno County, tells GV Wire℠ that firefighters from cities throughout the Central Valley are taking part in the herculean effort to control the Creek Fire.

“This is their backyard,” says Brown. “They wanted to come up here and help fight the fire and save the communities of Huntington Lake and Shaver.”

Click on the video above to see a tour of the fire-devastated areas and learn the strategies for battling the wildfire, which was at 220,025 acres Tuesday and 16% contained.

Fire damage below Shaver Lake in the vicinity of Cressman’s corner on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (Jaime Ouverson/GV Wire)

Cal Fire has successfully protected Shaver Lake during the Creek Fire. (GV Wire/Jamie Ouverson)

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