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Multiple structures burning in downtown Quincy

Photo courtesy of Plumas News

A fire quickly spread to several structures near downtown Quincy Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: Jul 29, 2020 3:37 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2020 7:10 PM

QUINCY, Calif. – Multiple structures are burning in Quincy, California with volunteer fire districts responding from throughout Plumas County.

The fire broke out around 12:45 p.m. in a mobile home behind the 600 block of Main Street in Quincy, according to Plumas News. Witnesses told Action News Now the fire burned part of the Quintopia Brewery, one home, and also damaged the Plumas Crisis Intervention Resource Center.


Courtesy of Plumas News

Smoke was visible above the Plumas Crisis Intervention Resource Center, according to a witness. The Quincy Fire Department, Plumas National Forest crews, Plumas County Sheriff personnel, CHP, PG&E, and the Plumas District Hospital are all on scene.

Residences in the area have been evacuated. Additional resources from Indian Valley, Graeagle, Plumas Eureka, Meadow Valley, Greenhorn, and Beckwourth are also responding.

One firefighter was taken to the Plumas District Hospital for observation, according to Plumas News. The West End Theatre said it has lost all its props and costumes that were stored in a storage building.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire and it continues to be under investigation.

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