August 2, 2016 – Crews From Nevada County Consolidated, Grass Valley and Nevada City along with Ophir Hill and Cal Fire battled two small vegetation fires in Nevada County in the early morning hours.
The first fire was reported at about 2:30 am in the area of McCourtney Rd. and Allison Ranch Rd. Upon arrival crews found about a half acre fire burning up to the city yard burning between McCourtney rd and Allison Ranch. Crews worked quickly to contained the fire and remained on scene until 5:30 am.
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While crews worked to contain that fire, engine crews from NCCFD St 84 and Nevada City were called for a vegetation fire on Highway 20 at Omega for another fire. It was reported to be about a half acre and burning on a hill side. Crews quickly contained that fire as well and are still on scene mopping up.