Cal Fire Authorities Arrest Juvenile in Connection to Grass Fire Near Auburn

PLACER COUNTY -- Authorities have arrested a juvenile in connection to a fire that burned 12 acres near the Upper Stagecoach Trail and Kilham Road in Auburn.

The boy told officers he was smoking marijuana when the nearby brush caught on fire. He then called in to report the fire around 12:50 p.m. Thursday.

The boy was taken into custody and booked at the Placer County Juvenile Hall.

Mandatory evacuations were lifted around 5 p.m. Thursday.

No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

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