As firefighters continue to make good progress in the Robbers Fire, mandatory evacuations are set to be lifted Wednesday morning and the evacuation center will also close.
As crews continue to make progress in the Robbers Fire near Foresthill, those evacuated are on their seventh day of being displaced from their homes.
Crews are hoping to make a big push against the Robbers Fire in rural Placer County with the break in the weather.
Evacuations remain in effect for the communities of Yankee Jims Canyon, Shirttail Canyon, and Iowa Hill as the Robbers Fire in Placer County grows to 2,400 acres on its fifth day.
By Saturday, the fire had spread to 1,950 acres, and has only been 20 percent contained, up from Friday evening’s 10 percent.
Black Hawk helicopters are helping the fire fight against the Robbers Fire.
A small army of firefighters continued to battle the wildfire in Placer County on Friday as the effort stretched into its third day.
It’s a tense time for those displaced by the wildfire in Placer County, some of whom have family history in the area dating back more than a century.
The Robbers Fire has made a significant run on Thursday because of the extremely high temperatures, and strike teams are on order for structure protection.
Foresthill residents are not quite comfortable with a cat lurking around, because this kind can rip apart any animal in an attack.
A Foresthill woman had an unwelcome visitor. A bold black bear broke in to her home while she was there, so she hid and called 911.
Load the kids in the car and head to the hills this Christmas to choose and cut your own tree. Or stay closer to home and check out Poppy Lane Christmas Farm in Auburn or Foothills Christmas Trees in town.
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