September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Vegetation fire contained in Placer County community, most evacuations lifted

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The Latest – Wednesday, Aug. 11

3:38 p.m.

Cal Fire announced crews have contained the fire burning near Colfax in Robbers Ravine. Firefighters are remaining in the area to patrol for spot fires and mop them up.

2:50 p.m.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has lifted all evacuation orders and warnings, except for those on Old Loggers and Trail Ridge lanes.

Emergency vehicles are still in the area, the sheriff’s office said.


Original story below:

PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Neighborhoods in a community near Colfax have been told to leave immediately due to a vegetation fire burning nearby.

The fire is burning in the area of Robbers Ravine and Dusty Road, according to Cal Fire.

Evacuation orders are in place for the following areas:

  • All of Robbers Ravine all the way to Cape Horn Road
  • Cape Horn Road all the way out to Cape Horn Road East
  • Dusty Road
  • Old Loggers Lane
  • Hideout Lane

Evacuation warnings are in place for the following areas:

  • Neighborhoods south of Cape Horn Road and Interstate 80
  • Trail Ridge Lane
  • Rock Rose

No information was released on how many acres are burning or what caused the fire.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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