Grass Valley Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a man who fell 20 feet from a man lift on Saturday morning. The incident was reported at 9:12 am on South Auburn at Race Streets. Upon arrival crews found the patient lying on the sidewalk suffering from a possible broken leg and injured wrist. The accident happened as the man lift that was being delivered came off the back end of the trailer and sent the man flying to the sidewalk. Due to the severity of the incident and other possible injuries, the patient was flown to Sutter Roseville hospital for treatment.
Also on Saturday Nevada County Consolidated Fire responded code three to a vehicle rollover accident reported on Greenhorn Road at Pine Peak Road at 4:36 pm. Upon arrival, they found an SUV that had left the roadway struck some trees and landed on its side with the driver still in the vehicle. The Hurst “Jaws of Life” was used to extricate the driver. The female driver suffered only minor injuries and was transported to Sierra Nevada Hospital for treatment.
And Grass Valley Fire responded to a vegetation fire Saturday about 5:30pm behind 560 Bennett St between Bennett and Railroad Avenue. Upon arrival they found a 50 by 50 foot spot fire. The fire was extinguished and mop up completed. The fire was in the area of a homeless encampment. The cause is under investigation and no major damage was reported.