Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Auburn, Grass Valley
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 1
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: August 27, 2020
- Personnel: 30+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Auburn, Hwy 49 and Old Auburn Road, west of Grass Valley.
August 27, 2020 at 12:56 PM
August 27, 2020 at 12:49 PM CHP:
In Nevada County, Highway 49 south at Quail Creek has a grass fire with south lanes blocked. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes as there is no estimated time of opening.
August 27, 2020 at 12:41 PM
Auburn IC reports forward progress of the fire has been stopped, transitioning to mop-up.
August 27, 2020 at 12:39 PM
Units at scene are making good progress. Please avoid Old Auburn and Hwy 49 at this time.
August 27, 2020 at 12:36 PM
Evacuation ordered for the immediate area.
August 27, 2020 at 12:34 PM
CHP will divert traffic off Hwy 49 at Pingree. Use an alternate route if possible.
August 27, 2020 at 12:31 PM
Fire is on the west side of the Hwy, approximately 1/4 acre per the first unit at scene. One structure immediately threatened. This will be the Auburn Fire.
August 27, 2020 at 12:26 PM
Reported fire on Hwy 49 between Quail Creek and Alta Sierra Drive. Full wildland dispatch on order.