California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Merced County crews work to contain an almond hull fire at Minturn Huller Cooperative Inc. in Chowchilla, Calif., Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. According to Cal Fire officials, about 5,000 tons of almond hulls are burning.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Merced County crews work to contain an almond hull fire at Minturn Huller Cooperative Inc. in Chowchilla, Calif., Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. According to Cal Fire officials, about 5,000 tons of almond hulls are burning. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Merced County crews work to contain an almond hull fire at Minturn Huller Cooperative Inc. in Chowchilla, Calif., Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. According to Cal Fire officials, about 5,000 tons of almond hulls are burning. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

Thousands of tons of almond hulls burning near Chowchilla

November 17, 2015 12:38 PM