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Update: Glen Fire caused by vehicle malfunction

Friday afternoon, Aug. 13, update

Cal Fire said the cause of the Glen Fire was a vehicle malfunction. It’s believed to be accidental, and no evidence of malicious or suspicious activity has been found.

Friday, Aug. 13, update

Acres: 184

Percent contained: 25%

Structures destroyed: Under assessment

Structures damaged: Under assessment

Structures threatened: 1,014

Firefighters injured: 0

Civilians injured: 0

Start date: Wednesday, Aug. 11

Estimated date of containment: Unknown

Update Thursday 9:15 a.m.:

The Glen Fire in Yuba County is burning 209 acres and is 15% contained, Cal Fire said in an incident report update Thursday morning.

No structures have been damaged or destroyed at this time, though 1,014 structures are threatened by the fire, the report stated. There is no estimated time of contained, according to the report.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

For current evacuation information, visit the Zone Haven page.

From Yuba County Sheriff’s Department and Cal Fire:

Update at 9:25 p.m.

The Glen Fire is at 275 acres, and 10% contained.

Initially posted

The Glen Fire was at 75 acres, and was zero percent contained.

5:30 p.m. #GlenFire Update – Zone YUB-E004 has been elevated to a mandatory evacuation status. Find evacuation maps at community.zonehaven.com and search the address you wish to locate the zone information for. Updated map photo in comments.

The following zones are under an EVACUATION ORDER (RED):


The following zones are under an EVACUATION WARNING (YELLOW): YUB-E005

The following zones are under an ADVISORY (BLUE):


4:45 p.m. A temporary evacuation center is being set up at the Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave, Yuba City. Large Animal Evacuations can be taken to the Yuba County Sheriff Posse Arena at 5396 Marysville Rd. Browns Valley.

4:10pm: Zone YUB-E093 Frenchtown Rd north of Frenchtown Dobbins Rd has been added to the mandatory evacuation order as well. Evacuate Immediately. Thousand Trails being evacuated.

Fire Evacuation Update 4:00pm Willow Glen Rd – Brownsville. Zones YUB-E081, YUB-E092 and E094 have been elevated from warning to an Mandatory Evacuation Order. You should evacuate immediately to the north. If possible take La Porte Rd toward Bangor; avoid Willow Glen Rd. (E081 current affected areas are in the southern part of your zone @ Willow Glen and Frenchtown at this time, but be on alert for updates)

community.zonehaven.com for updated evacuation maps.

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