Evacuations issued as vegetation fire burns in Nevada County

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At least one home has been destroyed in the so-called Still Fire that led to mandatory evacuations in Nevada County on Saturday, authorities said. CalFire crews responded to the fire in the Wolf Road area on Still Road, the state fire department said on social media. It is just across Highway 49 from Lake of the Pines and burns about 15 miles south of Grass Valley. The fire has set fire to approximately 44 hectares, authorities said. CalFire said the fire is contained within slowing lines as they work to create a barrier to keep the fire from spreading. It is 80% contained. A temporary evacuation point was located at Bear River High School at 22453 West Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley. An animal evacuation site is located at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. | RELATED | Resources for Northern California wildfires 2022: Where to find county evacuation information, maps, warnings, and more It’s unclear how the fire started.KCRA’s Fire Threat IndexKCRA 3’s weather team has developed a new tool that the team will use to keep you informed if fire conditions change. It’s called the Fire Threat Index. This gives you an idea of ​​the fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage area, so you can plan ahead. For the foothills, the fire threat index is moderate on Saturday.| MORE LIKE THIS | 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What You Need To Know And How To Stay Safe This is a story in development. Stay tuned to KCRA 3 for the latest news. Here you can download our app.

At least one home has been destroyed in the so-called Still Fire that led to mandatory evacuations in Nevada County on Saturday, authorities said.

CalFire crews responded to the fire in the Wolf Road area on Still Road, the state fire department said on social media. It is just across Highway 49 from Lake of the Pines and burns about 15 miles south of Grass Valley.

The fire has set fire to approximately 44 hectares, authorities said. CalFire said the fire is contained within slowing lines as they work to create a barrier to keep the fire from spreading. It is 80% contained.

A temporary evacuation point was located at Bear River High School at 22453 West Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley. An animal evacuation site is located at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

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| RELATED | Resources for 2022 Northern California wildfires: where to find evacuation information, maps, warnings and more

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It is not clear how the fire started.

KCRA . Fire Threat Index

The KCRA 3 weather team has developed a new tool that the team will use to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It’s called the Fire Threat Index. This gives you an idea of ​​the fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage area, so you can plan ahead.

For the Foothills, the Fire Threat Index is moderate on Saturday.

| MORE LIKE THIS | 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What You Need To Know & How To Stay Safe

This is a story in development. Stay tuned to KCRA 3 for the latest news.

Here you can download our app.


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