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Fire near Grizzly Ranch; good news-spread stopped

Update 3:25 p.m.: According to the Forest Service air tankers have been released and the forward rate of the fire’s spread has been stopped. Hose lay is around two-thirds of the fire ( approximately 4 acres). Firefighters are handling the fire with help from an occasional helicopter drop. The Forest Service plans no further updates unless the situation changes.

Update 3:05 p.m.: According to the Forest Service, the fire is experiencing a low to moderate rate of spread, with airtanker drops doing well according to the Incident Commander. Structure protection is being placed in the neighborhood as a precaution. According to the Plumas County PIO, there are no evacuations currently, contrary to earlier reports.

Evacuations are underway on Grizzly Road due to a fire that has broken out in the area south of Lake Davis. Plumas National Forest and other firefighters are responding. There are 4 air tankers, 2 type one helicopters and 4 engines currently. A reporter is en route to the area. It’s reported that a structure fire spread to vegetation across from an RV park.  Plumas Sierra Rural Electric reports that some of its members may experience a power loss. More information will be shared as it becomes available.

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