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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Nevada County Evacuations Lifted for River Fire

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All evacuations for the River Fire have been lifted in Nevada County and are reflected in evacuation maps for Nevada County at The Nevada County Sheriff's Office kept local roadblocks and evacuation orders in place to give the residents ample time to go in with the re-entry passes issued by the Sheriff's Office last week, survey any damages, and secure any personal property before re-opening the evacuation areas burned by the River Fire.

The Nevada County Sheriff's Office still encourages the public to avoid the area unless necessary and be cautious of remaining utility and fire crews in the area. Those impacted by the River Fire are encouraged to find resources and next steps in the recovery process at

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