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Fairgrounds Served About a Thousand Evacuees

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is saying goodbye to evacuees. At one time Sunday night and Monday, there were over a thousand people staying there. Fairgrounds publicist Wendy Oaks says the number one question she was always asked was “do you know when we can go home?”…

Listen to Wendy Oaks 1

The Fairgrounds announced that they were full yesterday (Monday) afternoon. They were down to about 600 this morning. Oaks says a lot of different people and agencies from around Nevada County have been helping out to make those people as comfortable as possible under the conditions…

Listen to Wendy Oaks 2

The Gold Miners Inn-Holiday Inn Express has donated about three hundred dollars worth of soap kits. The fairgrounds has also been a place for people to bring their animals, but no one brought any livestock…

Listen to Wendy Oaks 3

Before the mandatory evacuations were lifted, the Fairgrounds had started accepting evacuees again.

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