Voluntary evacuation for downtown Quincy

11:30 p.m. Friday: The Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, has called for the voluntary evacuation of downtown Quincy. The order is in effect for all residents who reside south of Jackson along its length from Old Meadow Valley Road to Nugget Lane. An evacuation center has been set up at the Mormon Church in Quincy located at 55 Bellamy Lane near Plumas District Hospital. The voluntary evacuation was called for after the fire spotted into Boyle Ravine. Flames were visible to downtown residents throughout the evening.

 

3 thoughts on “Voluntary evacuation for downtown Quincy

  • August 5, 2017 at 11:15 am
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    This is move in day for our daughter at Feather River College. Is it safe to do so?

    • August 5, 2017 at 12:15 pm
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      Hello Anita,
      The fire is affecting the south side of Quincy and the college is on the north. It’s a good distance from the fire.

  • August 6, 2017 at 11:08 am
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    Cal Fire is the best in the world. Thank You all for saving so many people and homes.

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