Glen Fire in Yuba County leads to mandatory evacuations


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The Glen Fire in Yuba County grew rapidly Wednesday night, leading to a series of mandatory evacuations in the region.

Glen Fire in Yuba County grew rapidly Wednesday night, leading to a series of mandatory evacuations in the region.

Yuba County Sheriff’s Department

Glen Fire in Yuba County grew rapidly Wednesday night, leading to a series of mandatory evacuations in the region.

The Yuba County Sheriff’s Department has requested mandatory evacuation in three areas: YUB-E004 / E081 / E092 / E094 / E093. In addition, Frenchtown Road north of Frenchtown Dobbins Road, as well as Thousand Trails was ordered to evacuate.

Residents can find their areas on an interactive website that allows a search by address and including a fire map.

The department also said Area YUB-E005 is under an evacuation warning, while areas YUB-E006 / 089B / 003/091/002 are under an evacuation warning.

An evacuation center was created at Yuba Sutter Fairgrands (442 Franklin Ave. in Yuba City). A large animal and animal evacuation center is set up at the Yuba County Sheriff Posse arena, 5419 Marysville Road in Browns Valley.

People should be evacuated north by La Porte Road towards Bangor, if possible, while avoiding Willow Glen Road, deputies said.

The fire is moving north / northeast, and has burned at least 200 acres, according to Cal Fire. The fire started on Thursday and grew quickly.

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