Yuba County – A fast-moving fire moved through a central Olivehurst neighborhood late Saturday afternoon, destroying four structures along 11th Avenue between Ardmore Avenue and Fleming Way. Officials are investigating the cause of the blaze.
Fire agencies from Olivehurst, Linda, Wheatland, Yuba City, and Sutter County responded, and Sheriff’s deputies alerted residents with mutual assistance from the police departments of Marysville and Yuba City, as well as the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office and CHP.
CodeRED alerts were issued for the fire zone, as well as for the zone to the north, up to 2nd Avenue in Olivehurst. Power was interrupted to some parts of the community, due to damage to transmission line.
Forward progress of the fire was stopped around 5 p.m.
Roadblocks are currently up along Ardmore Avenue and Fleming Way, between 9th and 11th avenue, as mop up efforts continue and for the purpose of investigating the cause of the blaze. Also closed is 11th Avenue between the two roads. Residents with homes in fire area will be allowed to enter by foot, as vehicles are currently not allowed. Residents displaced by the fire can call (530) 632-7715 for sheltering information.