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Grass fire prompts evacuations at Beale Air Force Base


UPDATE 6/8/2021 7:00 p.m. Forward progress has been stopped in the battle against the Intanko Fire in Yuba County, Cal Fire said. The updated size and containment was 950 acres burned at 28% containment.

Cal Fire said the fire was moving north toward Chuck Yeager Road from Intanko Lane near Spenceville Road and Beale Air Force Base in Yuba County.

PREVIOUS STORY: A grass fire in Wheatland has prompted evacuations at Beale Air Force Base, according to the CBS affiliate in Sacramento.

Officials tell KOVR that the fire started just after 2 p.m., but it has already grown to 400 acres. There is currently no containment.

Cal Fire calls it the Intanko Fire and said one home has been destroyed and multiple other structures are threatened.

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Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.


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