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April 17, 2013
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1/2-acre vegetation fire off North Bloomfield contained

Firefighters responded to an escaped vegetation fire near Blue Tent School and North Bloomfield roads Wednesday afternoon.

First responders found a half-acre of mixed brush and logging slash with one outbuilding and one trailer involved in the fire with an exposure to a vehicle at approximately 1:30 p.m., according to a Nevada County Consolidated Fire District report.

Firefighters were able to keep the fire from reaching the exposure and quickly contained the remaining blaze, consolidated reported.

No injuries were sustained, said consolidated Battalion Chief Mark Buttron.

Personnel from Cal Fire and Nevada City and Grass Valley fire departments also responded.

— Christopher Rosacker

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The Union Updated Apr 18, 2013 12:30AM Published Apr 18, 2013 10:08PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.