EL DORADO HILLS (CBS13) — Firefighters say they have stopped the forward progress of a wildfire burning in a remote area near El Dorado Hills early Friday morning.

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department says the wildfire is burning east of Kanaka Valley.

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Lightning from heavy storms cells passing through the area was seen throughout the night leading up to the fire.

Crews had to hike in to fight the flames. About 10-12 acres have burned so far.

Later Friday morning, crews reported making good progress against the wildfire. Forward progress was stopped by 7 a.m.

Firefighters say precipitation brought by the storm cells also helped firefighters keep the flames down.

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No homes are threatened at this point.