Firefighters battled a blaze on Highway 46 East near the Shandon rest stop on Sunday evening.
The blaze started a little before 5 p.m. and was about 7 to 10 acres by 5:10 p.m., according to Cal Fire. By 5:40 p.m., the blaze was 50 percent contained.
Cal Fire contained the fire at 12 acres by 6:15 p.m. Crews expected to remain on scene for an additional hour to put out hotspots.
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