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Spot Fire Extinguished off of Plaza Drive

Firefighters responded to a fire reported behind the gas station at Plaza Drive and Brunswick Rd. early this morning. Grass Valley Fire Battalion Chief Jim Smith says it was just as the sun was coming up.

Click to listen to Battalion Chief Jim Smith


Smith says it looked like it had been a warming fire, probably started by transients that tend to frequent that area.

click to listen to Battalion Chief Jim Smith

Smith says they found it was a 20 by 20 ft.  fire that started out as a little campfire but worked its way into the pine needles and was starting to get into the brush.

click to listen to Battalion Chief Jim Smith

The fire was quickly extinguished. Responding agencies included Grass Valley Fire, Nevada County Consolidated and CalFire.

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