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A Busy Sunday for Nevada County Fire and Rescue Crews

Yesterday afternoon at 4:17 an emergency call was received of a woman who had suffered a fall at Mother’s Beach upstream from Purdon Crossing. Nevada County Consolidated Battalion Chief Jerry Funk says Battalion 2 and Rescue 84 responded along with State Parks and the North San Juan Fire Department.
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The CHP Helicopter was utilized  to hoist the patient out of the river canyon and the woman was flown to Sutter Roseville Hospital with moderate injuries.
An infant injured in a fall at Bridgeport a short time earlier was also airlifted for medical treatment.


Last night at 7:00 pm, firefighters received a call for a vegetation fire with extension into a wood pile at Donald Ave. near Slate Creek Rd. in Grass Valley.  Nevada County Consolidated Battalion Chief Jerry Funk says …

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation.  Chief Funk says this fire is a good reminder for homeowners to clear defensible space around their home, s including  keeping firewood piles a safe distance from your house.

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