Camp Fire Updates November 9, 7:41 PM

Photo from Camp Fire Butte Co. Information & Photos on Facebook

 

A compilation of the latest news from verified sources. This will be updated as new information becomes available.

Updates from CalFire Butte County on Twitter

 

CalFire Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department on Twitter

Camp Fire is currently burning on both sides of the Feather River, South of Jarbo Gap. Many fire resources are working in this area. Continue to monitor @ButteSheriff @CALFIRE_ButteCo @USFSPlumas http://www.buttecounty.net for info OR for current fire info call 530-538-7826

 

Butte County Sheriff press release

CALFIRE UPDATE 8:35 am

Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 09, 2018 8:35 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
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 )

From KTVU on Twitter:

BREAKING: CalFire: Camp Fire in Paradise, Butte County near Sacrmento burns 70,000 acres, up from 20,000 yesterday. The fire is 5 percent contained. CalFire says "the whole town is gone - pretty much destroyed.
A lot of people have to rebuild."

From Butte County Sheriff on Twitter (may include Tweets from other agencies):

Butte County Sheriff Retweeted

Caltrans District 3
@CaltransDist3
59m59 minutes ago

UPDATE: HWY 70 closed WB from Garden Dr. to HWY 89 junction, EB from HWY 89 junction to HWY 149 junction.

HWY 99 NB/SB from Shippee Rd. to Southgate Ave. HWY 191 closed at HWY 70 junction.

Butte County Sheriff
[email protected]
2h2 hours ago

UPDATE: An Evacuation Order has been issued for the area of Stirling City and Inskip. Residents are advised to exit up through Butte Meadows and down Hwy 32. #ButteSheriff #CampFire

Butte County Sheriff Retweeted

@CountyofButte
6h6 hours ago
More Butte County, CA Retweeted Butte County Sheriff
An evacuation shelter is open at Glenn County Fairgrounds in Orland, 221 E. Yolo Street, for those evacuating the upper ridge from the #campfire.Butte County, CA added,
Butte County Sheriff

@ButteSheriff
EVACUATION UPDATE: The evacuation warning issued for Upper Magalia has been changed to an Order. This Evacuation Order includes Humbug, Lovelock, Powellton, Stirling, and North Coutelenc. #ButteSheriff #CampFire

Butte County Sheriff Retweeted

Butte County, CA
@CountyofButte
6h6 hours ago

Chester Memorial Hall, 22 Gay Street, is now open for evacuees of the #campfire.

Butte County Sheriff
[email protected]
6h6 hours ago

EVACUATION UPDATE: The evacuation warning issued for Upper Magalia has been changed to an Order. This Evacuation Order includes Humbug, Lovelock, Powellton, Stirling, and North Coutelenc. #ButteSheriff #CampFire

Butte County Sheriff Retweeted

Glenn County OES

@GlennCountyOES
9h9 hours ago
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Glenn County Fairgrounds 221 E Yolo St in Orland is now open for evacuees of the #Campfire

 

 

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2 Responses

  1. Matthew Grigsby says:

    Thanks for all your tireless work keeping us updated with the fires Barbara.

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