Fire prompts evacuations in Yuba County

Jul 8, 2014 1:41 AM by Alan Marsden

A wildfire in Yuba County destroyed at least one structure and an RV near Smartsville Monday evening.

The fire erupted around 4:30 Monday afternoon immediately threatening homes along Keller Road in Penn Valley.

An evacuation order was issued but was lifted around 9:30 p.m. Calfire reports the 37 acre blaze is 50-percent contained as of late Monday night. It's burning right along the Yuba County - Nevada County border, just south of Highway 120.

The cause is under investigation.


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