Camp Fire Swells to 8,000 Acres Forcing Widespread Evacuations in Paradise

Paradise, CA…The Camp Fire continues to create late fire season havoc in Butte County. Much of the town of Paradise has been evacuated, traffic flow on Hwy 99 reversed and even the Adventist Health Hospital has been evacuated and patients relocated.

Camp Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: November 08, 2018 12:49 pm. Date/Time Started: November 08, 2018 6:33 am. Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Butte UnitCounty: Butte County. Location: Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road near Jarbo Gap. Acres Burned – Containment: 8,000 acres. Evacuations: Evacuation orders established for Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley. Follow Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter for the latest evacuation information.

Go to Butte County OES for zoning information.

Road Closures: Multiple road closures to include Hwy 70, Skyway, Hwy 191 and Pentz Road
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: A Red Flag Warning is in effect for strong winds and low relative humidity.
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