By CBS13 Staff

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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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.

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The Red Flag Warning remains in effect for the Northern Foothills and high country through Thursday.