New evacuations ordered for the area of Greenville and Crescent Mills

Plumas County Sheriff's Office issued new evacuation orders and warnings due to the Dixie Fire.

Posted: Jul 22, 2021 4:52 PM
Updated: Jul 22, 2021 11:06 PM

PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. - New evacuation orders have been issued due to the Dixie Fire, according to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office has issued evacuations for Greenville and Crescent Mills.

This included Round Valley Reservoir, Dixie Canyon, Indian Falls, Long Valley, Dixie Canyon south to Indian Falls and south of Indian Falls to the intersection of Highway 70 and Highway 89.

The Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders for Butterfly Valley Road, the East side of Keddie, Round House Road and Old Hwy (West).

Evacuation orders have also been issued for Highway 70 at Black Hawk Rd. north to the intersection of Highway 70 and Highway 89. Everything on the western side of Highway 70, including Black Hawk due to the forward progress and spot fires, deputies said.

Everything west of the intersection Highway 89 and Highway 36 west along the south side of Highway 36 to the county line.

An evacuation warning was issued for Black Hawk Rd. south to Barlow Rd. and west to Snake Lake. Taylorsville, the east side of Keddie, Round House Rd and Old Highway West are also under warnings.

Residents are asked to evacuate northbound on Highway 147 and to Chester for shelter. Residents can also go southbound on Highway 89 to Highway 70 to Quincy.

A shelter is open at the Springs of Hope Church in Quincy at 59 Bell Lane in Quincy.

A shelter is also open at Memorial Hall at 180 Gay St. in Chester.

For information about evacuations, call (530) 283-3242.

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