ALTA SIERRA, Calif. October 31, 2018 – Joint Operational Area (JOA) fire units responded to a reported vegetation fire with threat to a structure in the area of Joann Way in Alta Sierra.
NCCFD Engine 89 arrived to find a large spot of vegetation involved along with an exterior deck to a residence.
Crews were able to quickly contain the vegetation fire and prevent the deck fire from extending into the interior of the residence.
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The exterior deck was fire damaged requiring removal of portions of the deck by firefighters. JOA and Cal Fire crews remained at scene for overhaul until 12:55 pm.
Grass Valley- Engine(E)1, E2 & Battalion 1, Nevada Co. Consolidated (NCCFD) E89, E88 & Prevention 1 were assisted by CAL FIRE.
No injures were reported. Cause of the fire was determined to be discarded ashes.