SMARTSVILLE, Calif. — Cal Fire reports that firefighters have stopped the forward progress of the fire.
A total of 12 acres have burned. Containment is up to 20%, Cal Fire says.
Three outbuildings were destroyed, firefighters say.
Firefighters say one civilian has suffered a burn injury. Resources are on the scene to mop up.
The American Red Cross is setting up a temporary evacuation point at the Alcouffe Center, 9185 Marysville Road, in Oregon House.
Mandatory evacuations are underway for approximately 100 homes, according to officials. Cal Fire says the fire is under control but Red Cross volunteers will be on-site to provide snacks and water to those awaiting the all-clear notification to return home.
Town of Smartsville evacuated due to active fire incident. Approximately 50 residents along Smartsville Rd, north of Highway 20, evacuated. Cal Fire reporting “forward progress stopped” and approx 12 acres & 3 structures involved.
— Yuba County Sheriff (@YubaSheriff) July 9, 2020
Smartsville fire incident commander reports fire at 12 acres. Forward progress stopped. Two outbuildings destroyed by fire. Resources will remain on scene for mop up.
— CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit (@CALFIRENEU) July 9, 2020