Some Evacuations Lifted For Bennett Fire In Grass Valley

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GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — The latest connected the Bennett Fire successful Grass Valley:

9:30 p.m.

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Mandatory evacuations were lifted for each zones but GRS-E222-B, which includes a information of Idaho Maryland Road eastbound to Brunswick Road and southbound to Crown Point Circle. An evacuation representation can beryllium viewed here.

8:27 p.m.

The acreage burned successful the Bennett Fire was downgraded to 50. Containment jumped up to 70% arsenic crews accidental they were making large advancement successful the firefight.

#JUSTIN #BennettFire astatine 70% containment tonight. Acreage burned downgraded to 50 acres. @CBSSacramento

— Velena Jones (@velenajones) August 26, 2021

6:22 p.m.

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services said Wednesday evening that the Bennett occurrence was astir 60 acres and already 60% contained.

Officials are acrophobic that much spot fires whitethorn beryllium created by winds successful the area. At this time, evacuation orders stay successful place. The region said 7,327 residents are presently impacted by either an evacuation bid oregon warning, oregon a shelter-in-place order.

UPDATE 6:00 PM: Firefighters person made important advancement successful slowing down the guardant progression of the #BennettFire. We are inactive acrophobic imaginable spot fires whitethorn beryllium created by the wind. At this time, an estimated 60 acres person burned with 60% containment.

— Nevada County OES (@NevCoOES) August 26, 2021

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5:30 p.m

Cal Fire said advancement was being made successful the firefight and determination was nary circumstantial menace oregon harm to immoderate structures.

The Bennett Fire was inactive 25 acres astatine past cheque and evacuations stay successful spot and were expanded. An evacuation representation can beryllium viewed here.

Animals evacuated from the occurrence tin beryllium taken to the Nevada County Fairgrounds done Gate 8.

4:47 p.m.

Cal Fire said the occurrence was astir 25 acres successful size.

Additionally, an assisted surviving installation was wrong the evacuation zone, according to the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services. Crystal Ridge Assisted Living is present nether a shelter-in-place order.

Evacuation presumption can beryllium viewed here.

4:19 p.m.

A vegetation occurrence successful Grass Valley has forced mandatory evacuations Wednesday.

According to the Grass Valley Police Department, the bid is for Idaho Maryland Road from the municipality retired eastbound to Brunswick Road.

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said the Bennett Fire was burning with respective spot fires successful the country of East Bennet Road and Brunswick Road eastbound of the city.

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