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7:30 Update- Nevada City Fire on Red Dog/Gracie Rd.

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.

Click here to listen to Captain John Hotchkiss

As of 6:30 a hose line was around the fire and dozer line being cut.

Tankers dropping retardant.

No evacuations.smokepioneepark

1 Comment

September 8, 2014

Jarret

Thank you fire fighters!

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