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Weekend Fires

There was some fire activity in the county over the weekend.Nevada County Consolidated Fire, Grass Valley Fire, Higgins Fire, Ophir Hill Fire, Peardale Fire, and Cal Fire were dispatched to vegetation fire with power lines down in the area of Cougar Ct. near Dog Bar at 6:00 pm on Saturday. They  arrived to find a 1 acre fire on the hillside with moderate rate of spread and a strong North wind.
Quick action by crews contained fire to 1 acre with no damage to structures. No injures reported, fire remains under investigation. The incident was terminated at 8:00 pm.
Nevada County Consolidated Fire, Grass Valley Fire and Cal Fire responded to another  reported vegetation fire on La Barr Meadows  between Dog Bar and Highway 49 at 10:30 on Saturday night. Grass Valley Battalion 1311 arrived at scene to find 1/4 acre fire in light fuel with slow rate of spread. Nevada County Consolidated Fire Engine 88 along with Engine 2371 arrived with Battalion 1311 to extinguish the fire. Fire contained with no damage to structures and no injuries. Fire remains under investigation. The incident was terminated at 11:30 pm.

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