By Richie Ramos

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) – All evacuations issued for the Jones Fire burning over 700 acres in Nevada County were lifted Friday evening, according to the county’s Office of Emergency Services.

Cal Fire’s website shows the fire kept at approximately 705 acres and was 25% contained as of Friday morning.

Some homes have been destroyed or damaged in the fire, but Cal Fire has not released any official numbers.

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Nevada County OES said that although the evacuations were lifted, road closures may still be in place in the area.

The Jones Fire is burning in the area of Jones Bar Road and Yuba River Drainage, just northwest of Nevada City.

The Jones Fire started early Monday morning due to lightning strikes.


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