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Fairgrounds Evacuation Shelter is Full

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is being used as an evacuation shelter, but they are full now. They are still taking in large and small animals, but all of the parking lots are full, and so is Main Street and the R-V Park. Fairgrounds C-E-O Rea Callender says they were able to get the shelter open last night in less than an hour…

Listen to Rea Callender 1

Callender says they were took in several hundred people in a very short time…

Listen to Rea Callender 2

Callender estimates about a thousand people are at the fairgrounds. Another shelter has opened at the First Baptist Church on Ridge Road in Grass Valley.


February 13, 2017

Warren Mcgee

You can count on the good people of Grass Valley to help out our neighbors in times like this. I am sure they would do the same for us should a situation arise and we were in need of help. I hope all of those that had to evacuate can return home soon and my thoughts are with them all.

Warren McGee

February 16, 2017

Angelica Villar

Me and my family had gone to the Grass Valley fairgrounds and just would like to say thank you to everyone that helped!! cannot believe the amount of love and support shown during this hard time. thank you to the couple who opened their home to me and my family, we were so blessed! again thank you to the community for pulling together and supporting. God bless u all.

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