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Fire in Trees Behind Plaza Drive Contained

A fire in the Brunswick Basin, but it has been contained quickly. The vegetation fire was reported off of Plaza Drive around 4:30 this afternoon (Monday). Grass Valley Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Smith tells KNCO the fire was hard to locate at first…

Listen to Steve Smith 1

A plane on its way to the King Fire near Pollock Pines did fly overhead, but did not make a water drop. Smith says the cause of the fire is under investigation, but there are homeless encampments around…

Listen to Steve Smith 2

The fire was contained to an area estimated at 200 by 200 feet. Smith says there is a lot of green vegetation in the area, which likely kept the fire from spreading.

1 Comment

September 16, 2014


Every morning I see all kinds of homeless people coming out from behind the trees on that road. Wouldnt surprise me if campfires were the cause of this fire.

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