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Evacuations lifted after fire burns 8 acres near Rollins Lake

All evacuations have been lifted in the area of Rollins Lake in Nevada County, where a fire burned 8 acres Thursday afternoon.

The Greenhorn Access Road, leading to a picnic area and campgrounds, will remain closed until further notice, according a Nevada County Office of Emergency Services Facebook post.

The fire initially was reported burning on the shoulder of the roadway about 2:50 p.m., but quickly spread. Evacuations were ordered in the area about 3:15 p.m.. They were lifted shortly before 5 p.m. and the fire was reported 60 percent contained.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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