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Cal Fire Ends Peak Fire Season

As of today, fire season is over in Nevada County. CalFire’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is transitioning out of peak fire season effective 8 o’clcok this morning. CalFire spokeswoman Lynne Tolmachoff says that means sending seasonal firefighters home, among other things…

Listen to Lynne Tolmachoff 1

Recent rains and cooler temperatures have lowered the threat, allowing the seasonal downsizing to begin. Tolmachoff does have a reminder, though, for those of you who burn debris piles…

Listen to Lynn Tolmachoff 2

Tolmachoff says the end of the peak fire season last year, was around the same time as this season.

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