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Cable, El Dorado

Cable, Cable Road near Badger Hill Road in Cedar Grove, El Dorado County. Minimal fire behavior. July 28, 2022 at 7:41 PM The Cable fire is 100% contained. The fire will remain in patrol status for several more days to ensure no new smokes develop within the perimeter of the fire. July 28, 2022 at […]

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2022 Nevada County Employee Recognition Awards

Nevada County Supervisors presented the Employee Recognition awards to county staff during this afternoon’s session. Nominated by their peers and their respective departments, these employees truly represent “they who do the work.” Congratulations to all and thank you for your service. The categories are: Employee of the Year Supervisor of the Year Innovative Employee of […]

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Joint air quality advisory by Placer County Public Health and the Placer County Air Pollution Control District

AUBURN, Calif. — Placer County Health and Human Services and the Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory through Tuesday, July 26, 2022, to notify the public of the potential to have poor air quality conditions from smoke from the Oak Fire in Mariposa County. This fire is south […]

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Digger

Digger, East Digger Hill Way in Rough and Ready in Nevada County. July 24, 2022 at 6:17 PM All aircraft is off the fire. Some retardant dropped in the NID canal, about 50 to 100 gallons. July 24, 2022 at 5:54 PM Digger Fire mop-up is ongoing. July 24, 2022 at 5:52 PM Air Attack […]

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Oak, Mariposa

Oak, Mariposa-Merced Unit, Cal Fire. Five miles northeast of Mariposa, CA. Tall grass, chaparral and timber. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. August 12, 2022 at 7:10 AM Minimal fire activity was observed today. Firefighters continued to mop up heavy, down fuels and hot spots. Hazard trees are being fell while suppression repair is ongoing. Last […]

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Glen, Yuba County

Glen, Willow Glen Road area in Yuba County. July 21, 2022 at 11:37 AM Fire is fully contained at 1.18 acres. July 21, 2022 at 11:03 AM Air Attack is releasing Tanker 88 back to Grass Valley and Tanker 89 from the load and hold in Grass Valley. IC reports 2-3 hours for mop-up with […]

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Winding, Oregon House

Winding, Winding Way in the Oregon House area in Yuba County. July 21, 2022 at 2:59 PM Final report. Local residents will continue to see engines and other resources in the area as patrols continue for the next day or more. July 21, 2022 at 6:50 AM Crews continue to strengthen control lines and mop-up. […]

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Riosa

Riosa, Riosa Road in the Sheridan area, Placer County. July 17, 2022 at 2:02 PM Per PCSO: UPDATE: All mandatory evacuations have been lifted. July 17, 2022 at 1:31 PM Forward progress has been stopped. No change in evacuations yet. July 17, 2022 at 1:28 PM Riosa Air Attack is releasing Tankers 88 and 89 […]

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California WorldFest 2022 begins

After a two-year hiatus, California WorldFest is back. The Meadow stage came alive Thursday night with a poignant reflection on the land the festival is held on, showing reverence and acknowledgement of the Indigenous Peoples who came before us and who were displaced from their land.  WorldFest runs through the weekend at the Nevada County […]

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District Attorney report on the Officer Involved Shooting of Sage Crawford released

The Nevada County District Attorney’s Office has released their report on the Officer Involved Shooting resulting in the death of Sage Crawford on February 4th. “The District Attorney’s Office has completed its review of the facts surrounding the officer involved shooting that took place on February 4, 2021. The scope of the review was narrow.  […]

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Peter

Peter, Shasta-Trinity Unit, Cal Fire. Two miles southwest of Anderson, CA. Tall grass, brush and timber. Minimal fire behavior. July 18, 2022 at 7:12 AM Firefighters will continue to mop up and patrol, and fire suppression repair is ongoing. This will be the last incident update until full containment is reached. July 17, 2022 at […]

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Dutch, Colfax area

Dutch, near Stevens Trail Trailhead Colfax area in Placer County. July 9, 2022 at 4:55 PM Fire is contained, one additional crew to continue in, all others can cancel. July 9, 2022 at 4:52 PM Air Attack reports they have a hoselay around the fire, canceling all incoming aircraft. July 9, 2022 at 4:46 PM […]

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MacDonald, Higgins

MacDonald, MacDonald Road in the Higgins area, Nevada County. July 9, 2022 at 4:25 PM Air Attack 230 is departing from the MacDonald Fire, headed to the Dutch incident. July 9, 2022 at 4:13 PM Tanker 89 is being released from the fire. Forward progress has been stopped. July 9, 2022 at 4:10 PM MacDonald […]

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Washburn, Yosemite

Washburn, Yosemite NP, NPS. Three miles southeast of Wawona, CA. Timber, closed timber litter and brush. Minimal fire behavior. Area, road and trail closures in effect. July 30, 2022 at 10:54 AM The Washburn Fire is 97% contained at 4,886 acres. The remaining uncontained portion of the fire remains along the perimeter burning near Star […]

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Bay, Loma Rica

Bay, Marysville Road and Bayberry Lane, Loma Rica in Yuba County. Cause is under investigation, forward progress has been stopped. July 8, 2022 at 5:59 PM EVAC ORDERS lifted. Only area closed is Bayberry Lane. Marysville Rd will remain closed btw Fruitland/Scott Grant Rd for now. Anyone who lives along that stretch can enter w/ […]