NEAVADA CITY, Calif. (KTXL) — CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit (NEU) is responding to a vegetation fire on the Nevada County side of the South Yuba River.
CAL FIRE has confirmed that ground and aerial teams have been committed to this fire and are currently on the scene.
PG&E and Alert Wildfire cameras first noticed the fire around 2:39 p.m. as two separate fires.
CAL FIRE Butte Unit tweeted at 3:33 p.m. that they will be sending five type III wildland engines and a strike team leader to help assist.
CAL FIRE is mapping the fire around 48 acres and 30% containment.
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office has called for evacuations in the area of NCO-E075 along McKitrick Ranch Road.
The Nevada County Fairgrounds will be open for animal evacuations, according to the sheriff’s office.
As of 8 p.m. Saturday, all evacuation orders have been lifted according to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and CAL FIRE NEU.
This is a developing incident.