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Clayton Fire by-the-numbers shows the details of destruction

Hear defense lawyer David Markham talk about man accused of setting Clayton Fire

Defense attorney David Markham reminds reporters that his client, accused arsonist Damin Anthony Pashilk, is innocent until proven guilty.
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Defense attorney David Markham reminds reporters that his client, accused arsonist Damin Anthony Pashilk, is innocent until proven guilty.

The most up-to-date numbers on the arson-caused Clayton Fire as of Thursday morning from California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection:

Containment: 55 percent

Acres burned: 3,929

Total number of structures burned: 268

Homes burned: 175

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Commercial structures burned: 8

Sheds and other outbuildings burned: 85

Fire personnel still working Clayton Fire: 2,131

Engines assigned: 201

Helicopters assigned: 12

Air tankers: 0

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As fire personnel survey the Lake County burn area, the number of structures damaged or destroyed may increase. Total containment of the Clayton Fire is expected Sunday.

Some evacuations were being lifted on Tuesday for residents whose homes were threatened by the Clayton Fire. On Monday evening, Cal Fire announced that the Clayton fire had been set and the suspect arrested, Damin Anthony Pashilk, 40, who has a le

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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