Camp Fire Roars Past 20,000 Acres & Burns Through Paradise

Paradise, CA…The Camp Fire has devastated the town of Paradise and has Chico in its sights. Much of the town has been effected including older sections of the Adventist Health Hospital in the area. We also found out that a family member lost a home and vehicles in the fire…

CAMP FIRE
Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 08, 2018 8:18 pm
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: 20,000 acres
Structures Threatened: 15,000
Evacuations: Evacuation orders established for Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley
Forest Ranch is under evacuation warning.

For more information on evacuations visit, www.buttecounty.net

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: Hwy 70 between Pentz Rd to Plumas County line, Skyway, Hwy 99 from 149/99 junction to 9th St. Hwy 191 and Pentz Road. For more information on road closures visit, http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/Hourly
Total Fire Personnel: 2289
Total Fire Engines: 303
Total Fire Crews: 59
Total Helicopters: 11
Total Dozers: 24
Total Water Tenders: 11
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Firefighters continue to be challenged with extreme fire and weather conditions including strong winds and with long range spotting. Due to the fluid and rapidly changing conditions, residents are urged to stay updated through official sources for changes to evacuations and road closures.
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 )

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