The Peak Fire, on Piute Peak, grew to 1,752 acres and is 5 percent contained as of 07/21/21

 200 personnel are battling the flames in the region south of Lake Isabella; Airplanes are  dumping water over the affected areas and the cause of the fire has not been determined.

Steep and rugged terrain increased the difficulty for firefighters to control the flames.

Officials issued an evacuation warning for the following regions: Walker Basin, Skinner Flat and Clareville.

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