Small fire near Maltman and Joerschke Drive quickly contained

Photo Grass Valley Battalion Chief Steve Smith

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. September 30, 2017 – Grass Valley, Nevada County Consolidated and Cal-Fire units responded for a vegetation fire near Maltman and Joerschke Dr. The fire was burning in an area between a parking lot and a commercial building.

The fire was held to a 20X30′ area and caused major damage to a vehicle parked near-by.

There was no damage to the nearby building and no injuries reported.

The fire was contained at 1:13 pm and the last unit cleared at 1:42 pm. The cause is under investigation.