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Happening Now - September 2014


By: YubaNet

Happening Now is a feature designed to bring updates, announcements and info on news items throughout the day.

You are invited to participate. See a road closure? A business opening? A smoke plume? Email us at news@yubanet.com or call 530-478-9600. You can also text us at 530-409-9888, but please don't text or call while driving. Thanks!

September 1, 2014 at 10:06 PM The helicopter flying over the greater Grass Valley area was not related to the fireworks on Mill Street. There are no reports of any other incidents at this time.

September 1, 2014 at 9:20 PM A loud explosion was heard in Grass Valley. Firefighters and police were immediately dispatched. They determined a very large firework was set off on the 400 block of Mill Street. Fire engines are returning to quarters. The responsible party for setting off the firework has not been located.

September 1, 2014 at 1:20 PM Air attack and air tankers over the Apache Fire. Helicopters are inbound to assist the numerous ground resources on site. The fire is approximately 2 miles from the Sands Fire perimeter.

September 1, 2014 at 1:10 PM New fire in Eldorado County near Mt. Aukum Road. Dubbed the Apache Fire, the fire is on Apache Pass Road. Numerous resources on site, including air resources.

September 1, 2014 at 12:34 PM Debris check for two unattended campfires on Buckeye Road and Red Dog. Units en route.

September 1, 2014 at 10:48 AM The Grass Valley Blotter Files: A couple with a tan Winnebago by the recycling center at Save Mart draining their sewer tank were cited.

A homeowner stated a friend working on his property had dumped the concrete on the roadway with the intention to fill potholes at the top of Doris Drive. A neighbor disagreed with simple dumping chunks of concrete in the road. The homeowner will have to sort out the cleanup with Public Works.

September 1, 2014 at 9:33 AM For anyone wanting to read about the weekend's fires and other happenings, here is the link to the August 2014 Happening Now story.

September 1, 2014 at 9:30 AM A few reports of drift smoke in the sky to the northwest of Nevada County. Those would be remnants from agricultural burns in the valley yesterday. As of now (9:30 am) there are no fires in Nevada, Yuba or Placer Counties.


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