Bird on a wire sparks fire |

Bird on a wire sparks fire

Truckee firefighters who happened to be in the area helped Nevada County Consolidated Fire District and Calfire crews put out this 2-acre blaze on Auburn Road, just south of Grass Valley on Wednesday. The fire started when a bird landed on a power pole and tripped some fuses, causing sparks to light the grassland below, according to Consolidated Battalion Chief David Ray.

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