JONES FIRE RAGES IN NEVADA COUNTY FORCING EVACUATIONS

As the Jones Fire continues to rage on in Nevada County, thousands of people in the surrounding areas have been forced to evacuate.  The wildfire, which erupted Monday, has burned 650 acres and has destroyed four homes.  It was 15-percent contained as of last night.  Nearly four-thousand residents remain under mandatory evacuation orders.  County officials have also issued evacuation warnings to nearly 12-thousand residents of the area.

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