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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?
Have any road closures been announced?
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CAL FIRE Live Fire Training Activity - Using low water fire suppression tactics as part of a critical fire fighting skills training class.
June 18, 2015 CAL FIRE was conducting a critical training class for fire fighters in the use of low water fire suppression operations at the U.C. Berkeley Field Station, Yuba County. This training included the use of live fire for crews to train on fire fighting tactics. The original prescribed burn area was set at 212 acres in size. The fire is currently holding at approximately 180 acres within the burn area.CAL FIRE personnel aggressively engaged the spot fires within the burn area using engines, dozers, hand crews and aircraft. The fire is currently holding at approximately 180 acres. Drought conditions will continue to influence fire behavior throughout the summer causing rapid aggressive fire activity. CAL FIRE reminds everyone to do their part and maintain a defensible space.
CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit