Evacuations issued as wildfire burns in Nevada County

At least one home was destroyed in the so-called Still Fire that forced mandatory evacuations across Nevada County on Saturday, authorities said. CalFire crews responded to the fire burning in the Wolf Road area of ​​Still Road, the state fire agency said on social media. It is across Highway 49 from Lake of Pines and burns about 15 miles south of Grass Valley. The fire has burned about 44 acres, authorities said. CalFire said the fire is holding within fire lines as they work to create a barrier to prevent the fire from spreading. It is 80% contained. A temporary evacuation point was located at Bear River High School at 22453 West Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley. An animal evacuation site is located at Nevada County Fairgrounds. | RELATED | 2022 Northern California wildfire resources: Where to find county evacuation information, maps, alerts, and more. This is called the fire threat index. This will give you an idea of ​​the fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage area so you can plan ahead. For the foothills, the fire threat index is moderate on Saturday.| MORE LIKE THIS | California Wildfire 2022 Preparedness Guide: What to Know and How to Stay SafeThis is a developing story. Stick with KCRA 3 for the latest. Here is where you can download our app.

At least one home was destroyed in the so-called Still Fire that forced mandatory evacuations across Nevada County on Saturday, authorities said.

CalFire crews responded to the fire burning in the Wolf Road area of ​​Still Road, the state fire agency said on social media. It is across Highway 49 from Lake of Pines and burns about 15 miles south of Grass Valley.

The fire has burned about 44 acres, authorities said. CalFire said the fire is holding within fire lines as they work to create a barrier to prevent the fire from spreading. It is 80% contained.

A temporary evacuation point was located at Bear River High School at 22453 West Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley. An animal evacuation site is located at Nevada County Fairgrounds.

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| RELATED | 2022 Northern California wildfire resources: Where to find county evacuation information, maps, alerts, and more.

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It is not known how the fire started.

KCRA Fire Threat Index

The KCRA 3 weather team has developed a new tool the team will use to keep you informed of changing fire conditions. This is called the fire threat index. This will give you an idea of ​​the fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage area so you can plan ahead.

For the foothills, the fire threat index is moderate on Saturday.

| MORE LIKE THIS | California Wildfire 2022 Preparedness Guide: What to Know and How to Stay Safe

This is a developing story. Stick with KCRA 3 for the latest.

Here is where you can download our app.

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