CAMPTONVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — The area east of Bullards Bar Reservoir is now under an evacuation order as the Golden Fire near Camptonville reaches 12 acres.
People living in Zone YUB-E012-A are asked to immediately evacuate the area and anyone residing in Zone YUB-E097 should be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice, according to the Yuba County Office of Emergency Services.
To find out where the zones are located visit Zone Haven.
- Alcouffe Center Oregon House, 9185 Marysville Rd, Oregon House
- Madelyn Helling Library, 989 Helling Way, Nevada City
The fire started in the six-o’clock hour on Friday morning as a half-acre structure fire at Ridge Road and Celestial Valley Road south of Camptonville.
At 8:43 a.m. the fire jumped Highway 49 heading west, according to Grass Valley California Highway Patrol.
CalTrans District 3 closed Highway 49 between Marysville Road and Ridge Road around 10 a.m. as the fire spread on both sides of the highway.
Currently the American River Hotshots, two Tahoe Hotshot modules and two CAL FIRE Washington Ridge Crews are on site, according to the U.S Forest Service-Tahoe National Forest.
Crews are currently using one water tender, one dozer, two forest service law enforcement officers, 1 air attack, six airtankers and four helicopters , according to the U.S Forest Service-Tahoe National Forest.
More resources have been requested, according to the U.S Forest Service-Tahoe National Forest.