Cal Fire: Frenchtown Fire burns 90 acres in Dobbins, 25% contained

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The Latest – Tuesday, July 20:

9:43 p.m.

Cal Fire officials say the fire, now dubbed the Frenchtown Fire, has burned 90 acres and is 25% contained.

7:37 p.m.

A temporary evacuation center has been set up at the Alcouffe Center on Marysville Road in Oregon House.

Large animals can be taken to the Posse Arena on Marysville Road just north of Highway 20 in Browns Valley.

Original story below.

DOBBINS, Calif. (KTXL) – A vegetation fire burned at least 20 acres and forced evacuations in the town of Dobbins Tuesday evening.

Cal Fire officials announced at 5:23 p.m. the fire burned 20 acres on Frenchtown Dobbins Road just east of La Place Lane.

Yuba County officials announced that mandatory evacuations are in place for the following roads:

  • Camper Lane
  • La Place Lane
  • Clark Ranch Road
  • Winther Way
  • Vavassuer Way
  • Chavez Way
  • Brett Way

Cal Fire officials said they are requesting additional resources to help contain the blaze.

This story is developing.

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