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Posted by: thepinetree on 11/09/2018 03:09 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 11/09/2018 03:10 PM
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An Estimated 2,000 Structures Destroyed By 70,000 Acres Camp Fire So Far

Paradise, CA...Strong NE winds pushed the fire to the South and Southwest overnight. The NE winds will continue through the morning and decrease in strength into the afternoon. The fire will continue to burn in drainages to North and Northeast . The fire continues to burn to the Northwest into Magalia and toward Stirling City. Extremely dry fuels and heavy fuel loads in combination with low relative humidity will continue to produce active fire behavior and impede control efforts. The fire burned through the Town of Paradise and Concow Thursday, these areas will continue to experience active burning throughout the day. Overnight the fire burned to the Southwest toward the City of Chico and Butte Creek Canyon and South towards Highway 99 and 149. The fire has crossed Highway 70 near Pulga and will continue to burn to the East and Southeast toward Yankee Hill.





CAMP FIRE
Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 09, 2018 10:32 am
Date/Time Started: November 08, 2018 6:33 am
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE/ Butte County Fire, Butte County Sheriff and Paradise P.D.
County: Butte County
Location: Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road near Jarbo Gap
Acres Burned - Containment: 70,000 acres - 5% contained
Structures Threatened: 15,000
Structures Destroyed: 2,000 (Estimated)
Evacuations: View the latest Incident Update for current information on evacuations and road closures.
Church of the Nazarene, 2238 Monte Vista Ave, Oroville, CA 95966 Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E Hazel St, Gridley, CA 95948 The Neighborhood Church, 2801 Notre Dame Blvd, Chico, CA 95928. THIS SHELTER IS FULL.

Road Closures: SR70 at SR 149, SR70 at Pentz, SR70 @ Wheelock, SR70 @ SR191, SR99 @ Durham Pentz, SR99 @ Neal Road, Skyway @ Honey Run, Skyway @ Humbug (Bambi Inn), SR32 @ Garland, SR32 @ Schott, Skyway @ Bruce Road, Humbolt @ Stilson Canyon, 99 @ Shippee, 99 @ Skyway, 70 @ Garden, 99 at Southgate (SB), 149 @ 99 NB, NB 70 @ Grand, 70 @ Cherokee and 32 @ Yosemite EB. HWY 99 NB/SB from Shippee Rd. to Southgate Ave. HWY 191 closed at HWY 70 junction.
Injuries: 3
Cooperating Agencies: California Department of Transportation, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, California Office of Emergency Services, National Weather Service, United States Forest Service, Town of Paradise Police Department, California Conservation Corps, Butte County and the Butte County Sherriff's Office, City of Chico and Butte County.
Total Fire Personnel: 2303
Total Fire Engines: 303
Total Fire Crews: 59
Total Helicopters: 18
Total Dozers: 24
Total Water Tenders: 11
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Strong NE winds pushed the fire to the South and Southwest overnight. The NE winds will continue through the morning and decrease in strength into the afternoon. The fire will continue to burn in drainages to North and Northeast . The fire continues to burn to the Northwest into Magalia and toward Stirling City. Extremely dry fuels and heavy fuel loads in combination with low relative humidity will continue to produce active fire behavior and impede control efforts. The fire burned through the Town of Paradise and Concow Thursday, these areas will continue to experience active burning throughout the day. Overnight the fire burned to the Southwest toward the City of Chico and Butte Creek Canyon and South towards Highway 99 and 149. The fire has crossed Highway 70 near Pulga and will continue to burn to the East and Southeast toward Yankee Hill.
Small Animal: County Hospital at 2279 Del Oro and Mono, Suite E
Large Animal: Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E Hazel St, Gridley, CA 95948

Phone Numbers (530) 538-7826 (Public Information Line )
Phone Numbers (530) 487-4788 (Camp Fire Media Line )


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just wow
Posted on: 2018-11-09 16:01:19   By: Anonymous
 
was listening to the scanner on this fire and they are using the dc10's and the 747 tankers to build double wide retardant lines in hope of stopping this fire's forward progress in the hottest areas.

pray for rain!!.

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    Re: just wow
    Posted on: 2018-11-09 16:04:50   By: Anonymous
     
    Pray for the souls and families of the 5 people that died in their cars trying to escape the fire on Edgewood Drive in Paradise, CA! RIP

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      Re: just wow
      Posted on: 2018-11-09 16:59:39   By: Anonymous
       
      yeah social media has been tossing around some wild numbers on the casualties side of this incident. please everybody wait for official notifications.

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        Re: just wow
        Posted on: 2018-11-09 17:17:08   By: Anonymous
         
        It wouldn't be causing this much trouble if someone puts out the fire.

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          Re: just wow
          Posted on: 2018-11-09 17:57:15   By: Anonymous
           
          New meaning in Burn Day

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            Re: just wow
            Posted on: 2018-11-09 18:49:08   By: Anonymous
             
            So, how 'bout them Ducks?

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              Re: just wow
              Posted on: 2018-11-09 19:22:09   By: Anonymous
               
              ^Fuk you

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                Re: just wow
                Posted on: 2018-11-09 19:34:01   By: Anonymous
                 
                You're icky.

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                  Re: just wow
                  Posted on: 2018-11-09 19:48:20   By: Anonymous
                   
                  Funny how only a couple of days after the Democrats are elected into power and the state becomes a flaming Sodom and Gomorrah.

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                    FAKE NEWS
                    Posted on: 2018-11-10 07:20:38   By: Anonymous
                     
                    Profanity

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          Re: just wow
          Posted on: 2018-11-09 19:49:56   By: Anonymous
           
          Tree Huggers made it so there is so much fuel we can't put it out. Blame the left. Their policies killed these people and destroyed this town. Policy devoid of common sense leads to stuff like this

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            Re: just wow
            Posted on: 2018-11-10 00:49:34   By: Anonymous
             
            And other stuff too.

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              Re: just wow
              Posted on: 2018-11-10 04:58:27   By: Anonymous
               
              Please take your HATEFUL WORDS and go away!!!!!

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