GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — Firefighters worked quickly to stop a vegetation fire that could have been made worse by the wind coming later on Wednesday.
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@GRSNEVFIRE, @NCCFIRE, @CALFIRENEU currently mopping up an 1/8 acre fire in the 500 Block of Idaho-Maryland Road. Personnel got help from some quick acting locals who helped extinguish the blaze. This afternoon’s strong wind could’ve made this much worse. Fire under investigation pic.twitter.com/UZG7ro7rjDREAD MORE: Amber Alert: Children Abducted By Father In Riverside County, Possibly Near Modesto
— GRS/NEV FIRE (@GRSNEVFIRE) August 4, 2021
The fire happened along the 500 block of Idaho-Maryland Road.
Grass Valley/Nevada City Fire says about 1/8 of an acre burned.
Firefighters say some quick actions by locals helped stop the fire. With a Red Flag Warning now in effect for the area, crews were bracing for the potential of rapid fire spread.MORE NEWS: 2 Now-Former Stockton Police Officers Charged In Beating During Arrest Of Teen
The Red Flag Warning remains in effect for the Northern Foothills and high country through Thursday.