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Small Fire On Ridge Burns Four Structures

It was a relatively small fire on the Ridge, but it did put up a plume of smoke that most western Nevada County residents could see. The Purdon Fire started just after noon, and was contained at three acres near Purdon and Murphy Roads. No homes were damaged but two outbuildings, two trailers, and two vehicles were destroyed. Air attack and about 100 personnel were used to contain the blaze.


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