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Fairgrounds Open as Cal Fire Staging Area

Partial News Release from the Nevada County Fairgrounds…

Due to fires currently burning in Nevada County and surrounding communities, Cal Fire and assisting agencies have set up a command post and fire camp at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Additionally, the Nevada County Veterinary Disaster Response Team has set up an evacuation center at the Fairgrounds for large and small animals.

During the duration that the camp is set up, Gate 1 will be open to Fair employees and Fair business (those visiting the Fairgrounds’ administration office) only, Gate 4 will be open to campers, Gate 8 will be open for animal evacuations, and all other gates will be closed to the public and restricted to authorized fire personnel only.

These closures and restrictions do not affect the Main Office, which is open during its normal business hours. Additionally, limited RV camping will be available by contacting the Main Office at (530) 273-6217.

If you need information or have questions regarding animal evacuations, contact the Nevada County Veterinary Disaster Response Team at (530) 913-6506.


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