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Small Vegetation Fire Threatens Homes Near Auburn

A couple of homes in Auburn were immediately threatened by a vegetation fire, but CalFire and other responders were able to contain a small blaze. CalFire Captian Nolan Hale says 9-1-1 calls started coming in after 11am from the area near on Bald Hill Road near Mount Vernon…

Listen to Nolan Hale 1

No structures were lost, but the blaze came very close to a couple of homes…

Listen to Nolan Hale 2

Hale says another dozen homes would have been at risk if the response hadn’t been so quick. Grass Valley Air Attack was used, along with two tankers, and a couple of helicopters, and about 60 personnel in all, including those on the ground.

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