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Current information on fire situation in Yuba County foothills:
10:00 a.m. -- Monday, Sept. 28
ALL EVACUATION LIFTED -- TIME TO GO HOME!!!
After consulting with Cal Fire regarding the Yuba County side of the North Complex Fire, all evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted in Yuba County to include the communities of Rackerby, Brownsville, Challenge, Forbestown, Strawberry Valley, Clipper Mills, and Woodleaf. Please remain vigilant as we continue to move forward through this fire season.
All Yuba County roads are open.
For assistance regarding animals, please contact our Animal Care Services team at 530-741-6478 or Sheriff Dispatch at 530-749-7777 #5. Evacuees with questions about housing, resources, and assistance, the Yuba County Office of Emergency Services Call Center number is 530-749-7700.
LISTEN FOR ALERT
If you hear our High/Low Siren approaching, please evacuate the area immediately. You should proceed southbound to exit the area.
RESOURCES FOR EVACUEES
--Households residing in the zip codes below will be issued an automatic replacement of CalFresh benefits to restore food loss as a result of wildfire and power outages. This means replacement benefits will automatically be loaded directly onto an existing recipient’s Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card on Sunday, Sept. 27. The amount of this replacement will total 50% of the total monthly allotment a household typically receives:
95981 Strawberry Valley
95962 Oregon House
Anthem Blue Cross is now offering no-cost online access to doctors 24/7 for those who were evacuated. This will be especially helpful to those who may be running out of medication or left their medication in the evacuated area. Find out more by clicking HERE.
The Call Center is open to answer questions Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (530) 749-7700.
DEALING WITH STRESS
Yuba County Victim Services is available to talk to fire evacuees feeling overwhelmed, and to assist them with basic questions & offer preliminary resources. We know anxiety is high at this time, and they are here to talk. You can reach them by calling (530) 701-9955.
Please take evacuations seriously, to protect yourself and to protect public safety teams working in the fire area.
Please understand that, when an emergency first occurs, it may take time before this page is activated and information begins to appear.
Date/Time - Most recent information will be at the top. Specific information about road closures, evacuations, shelters, and sandbags can be reached by either clicking on the icons or the links at the left.