Fire at a glance (numbers)
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Nevada, Nevada County Airport. Large airport hangar on fire. Evacuation of civilians in progress.
April 18, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.
One minor injury and one fatality have been reported. Identification is pending next of kin notification.
April 18, 2018 at 9:18 AM
Firefighters have a knockdown on the fire. Extensive checking of the building and very heavy mop-up operations will be ongoing for several hours.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
April 18, 2018 at 9:03 AM
Multi-angle attack on the fire is in progress. CAL FIRE, Nevada County Consolidated, Ophir, Peardale-Chicago Park units are on scene.
April 18, 2018 at 8:59 AM
Firefighters are starting to make good progress. Air ambulance is in route. CPR is in progress for one patient.
April 18, 2018 at 8:56 AM
Two patients have been extricated from the hangar and are being transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.
April 18, 2018 at 8:49 AM
Evacuation of all civilians from the airport premises is underway as a precautionary measure.
April 18, 2018 at 8:46 AM
Primary objective is civilian and firefighter safety. Water supply at the airport is good, several hydrants in the immediate vicinity.
April 18, 2018 at 8:44 AM
Battalion 2 is at scene, reports heavy smoke showing from one of the large airport hangars. Establishing an incident command post now, all units are to continue in.
April 18, 2018 at 8:40 AM
Fire on Loma Rica Drive in Grass Valley, numerous units en route. Appears to be in one of the hangars at the airport.