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.