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Firefighters quickly control wildland fire and a structure fire near Quincy

In addition to containing these two fires Saturday near Quincy, firefighters also contained a wildland fire early in the morning that was burning near Taylorsville.

Posted: Apr 17, 2021 5:53 PM
Updated: Apr 17, 2021 7:25 PM

QUINCY, Calif. – The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office reported that two fires were burning at the same time on Saturday afternoon in the Quincy area.

The wildland fire was burning off of Ridgerun Road. The structure fire was also on Ridgerun Road, the Sheriff’s Office said they do not believe the two fires are related.

Responders included the Quincy Volunteer Fire Department and the U.S. Forest Service-Plumas National Forest.

The Sheriff’s Office reported that personnel are still on the scene, but said both fires were “controlled” as of 5:05 p.m. on Saturday.

Also in Plumas County, the Montgomery Fire that started Friday in the Montgomery Creek area near Taylorsville was contained early Saturday morning at 3.3 acres.

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