7:30pm update…..Some resources are being released from the Pasquale Fire. Excellent progress, the fire is now contained. Crews will remain on the fire overnight for mop-up operations.
The vegetation fire that was first reported in the vicinity of Red dog Rd. and Pasquale Rd. actually broke out around 4:30 on the Lower end of Gracie Rd, Caledonia Way and Silva Avenue in Nevada City. I grew to approximately 7-8 acres. The fire is burning in heavy brush and timber . Currently 5 Calfire Engines, 3 air tankers, 2 helicopters, 4 hand crews, 1 dozer, and 8 other agencies responding.
KNCO’s Rita Steven’s with CALFIRE Captain John Hotchkiss at 5:50PM.
As of 6:30 a hose line was around the fire and dozer line being cut.
Tankers dropping retardant.