Monday Jul 16 2012 comments Firefighters battle Robbers Fire on Ground By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Marin County firefighter Graham Groneman is one of more than 2,000 firefighting personnel from around California who are working to tame the Robbers Fire, which was in its sixth day Monday and was 30 percent contained. Marin County Fire Department firefighters (L-R) Zach Sweeney, Todd Overshiner and Mark Burbank were on the fire line Monday in the Brushy Creek/Bear Ridge area. The group was part of the close to 2,000 firefighters fighting the blaze. Zach Sweeney of the Marin County Fire Department near the Brushy Creek Circle fire line Monday. Marin County Fire engineer Mark Burbank walks down a 40 percent slope along a freshly cut dozer line near Foresthill in the Brushy Creek area on Monday. A roadside display for firefighters on Foresthill Road. Chris Gilbert, at left, and Zach Sweeney, both of Marin County Fire Department, work on putting out hot spots Monday with water and a mattock on a steep canyon near Foresthill burned by the Robbers Fire. Marin County Fire Department members were on the fire line near Brushy Creek Circle and Bear Ridge outside of Foresthill. The Crew was part of nearly 2,000 firefighters from all over the state working on the Robbers Fire. Local firefighters from the Placer Hills Fire District were part of the fire teams fighting the Robbers Fire outside of Foresthill off Yankee Jims Road. Cal Fire efforts Monday to contain the Robbers Fire near Foresthill include cutting down trees to provide a fire-safe buffer. Marin County firefighter Graham Groneman was one of the chainsaw operators and demonstrated the task of bringing down trees near Foresthill. Marin County Fire Department firefighter Jonathan Richardson works a hot spot Monday on the fire line of the Robbers Fire.