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Miners Fire In North San Juan Area Prompts New Evacuation Warnings

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Miners Fire in Nevada County:

2:27 p.m.

An evacuation warning has been issued due to the Miners Fire in the North San Juan Area of Nevada County.

The wildfire is burning in the area of Drunken Miners Road and Highway 49.

According to the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services, several areas are now under evacuation warnings: NCO-E327, NCO-E389, and NCO-E327.

Authorities say people in those areas who may need more time to evacuate, as well as those with pets and livestock, should already consider leaving.

The new wildfire comes as strong and dry winds sweep through Northern California on Monday. With the winds posing a critical fire danger, PG&E has implemented a Public Safety Power Shutoff for parts of nearly two-dozen counties.

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