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6A tuesday, Ju y 3, 20ol Pire NeWS Feather RiverP"ather FI Photo by Victoria Metcalf Quincy Fire Chief Andy Anderson was busy putting out a fire Thursday, June 28, near Quincy High School. Initially, smoke and flames were reported in a pile of wooden de- bris near the animal pens. A path from a roadway to the high school runs along the section. Pigs squealed, lambs baa'd, and sirens screamed as the Quincy Fire ifornla Department of Forestry, Plumas National Forest and the Plumas iff's Department arrived at the scene of a small fire reported before day, Juno 27. County noon wed Plumas National Forest Fire Management Officer Quincy Fire Department volunteers turned the soaked Jerry Hurley, and Quincy debris and the earth surrounding it to make sure the Fire Department Chief fire was dead. This is the second fire reported within Andy Anderson, discuss the general area behind, the high school this season, the small fire that was m- The cause of afire near the back of the metal shop was ported near the Quincy not determined. High School animal pens. By Victoria Metcalf Staff Writer The cause of a 40-acre wild- fire, originating on private land near Frenchman Lake and spreading to the Plumas National Forest, is still under investigation. A wildfire was reported at 3:11 p.m. Wednesday, June 27; it was contained by midnight as U.S. Forest Service, Bu- reau of Land Management, California Department of Forestry and private sources responded. Fifteen engines, four doz- ers, 11 hand crews, one heli- copter, two water tenders and five overhead personnel re- sponded to the French inci- dent. A total of 306 firefight- ers and support personnel were reported at the scene. While the initial report was of a small fire, it quickly spread to two acres, and then more than doubled to five acres as the first emergency vehicles began to arrive at the scene. High winds spread flames into timberland, where some crowning activity was report- ed. Total control of the fire was expected by 6 p.m. June 28. I SHADETREE AUTO SALES 283-9740 qV ur 531 Your office will be more productive when it is well planned. Call us for efficient workplace design & quality office furniture. W. Main St. Quincy Cheryl McBride Stationers Not everything that happens on vacation is always good, But what is good is the care you'll get at Eastern Plumas Health Care Where "People " is more than just a slogan It's the way we run our hospital, our clinics and our home health agency Call us. We're here to help "People ilelping People" Hospital: 500 Rrst Avenue, Portola 832-4277 Portola Medical & Dental Clinics: 480 Rrst Avenue, Portola 832-4211 Graeagle Medical Clinic: 7597 Highway 89, Graeagle 836-1122 Home Health Agency: 181 Sierra, Portola 832-4230 II