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Fire Near Smartsville Now Fully Contained

A vegetation fire in Yuba County on Highway 20 near Smartsville has now been contained.  The fire at McGanney Lane was first reported around 10:00 a.m. as a small vegetation fire , but  the first crews on scene found three separate blazes.


Crews got the fire under control at about 3:20pm at 73 acres. Initially, Cal Fire reported two structures threatened, but no structures were lost and no evacuations were needed.  McGanney---Yuba-Fire-2-Ingr  

Penn Valley Fire, Smartsville Fire, Beale Air Force, Marysville Fire, Linda Fire are also assisted. As of 6:30pm, traffic on westbound Highway  20 was being detoured through Smartsville.  CHP  was estimating the roadway to re-open between 7-8 pm.


Photos: Courtesy Ingrid M. Kollmann

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