By CBS13 Staff

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — Evacuations were ordered due to a fire near Highway 20 in Nevada County early Monday afternoon.

The fire is burning near Brighton Street in the Grass Valley area.

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The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services says evacuations were in place near Brighton Street.

The evacuations were lifted just before 2 p.m.

Exactly what started the fire is unclear.

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Updates to follow.