GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — Firefighters say they had to battle 50-foot flames whipped up by wind in a wildfire near Grass Valley late Monday morning.
The fire sparked up near Brunswick Road, near Idaho-Maryland Road.READ MORE: Blind Youth Football Player In Modesto Scores Touchdown In Team's Win
Crews quickly moved in and started dozer lines. Spotting was also reported across Idaho-Maryland Road. Tankers started doing drops onto the fire.
An evacuation order was issued for Loma Rica Ranch, according to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. An evacuation warning was also issued for the surrounding areas.
Brunswick Incident update. CNA Crew 23 at scene to improve fire lines. All aircraft have been released from the incident. Should have full containment within the next 30 minutes. pic.twitter.com/vNRQn8BMHMREAD MORE: Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car In Sacramento
— GRS/NEV FIRE (@GRSNEVFIRE) August 2, 2021
All evacuation orders have since been lifted.
Firefighters have since reported full containment a little after noon.MORE NEWS: Wildfire Smoke Returns To Region As Folsom Renaissance Faire Returns
Exactly what started the fire is unclear.