Camp Fire Updates, November 18, 7:32 PM

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CAL FIRE  NEU (Nevada-Yuba-Placer) Unit strike team 9231C on the #CampFire rescued this tortoise shell kitten. She was rescued from an abandoned pickup truck that was used for some rescuing of civilians in need of transport. The kitten rode around in NEU engine 2352 for the rest of the shift. The firefighters are taking care of her until she can be reunited with her owners. Photo from CALFIRE NEU

The latest updates on the Camp Fire from verified sources.

CalFire evening update

Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 18, 2018 7:04 pm
Date/Time Started: November 08, 2018 6:33 am
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE, Butte County Sheriff Department, Paradise Police Department, USFS
County: Butte County
Location: Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road near Jarbo Gap
Acres Burned – Containment: 150,000 acres – 65% contained
Structures Threatened: 15,500
Structures Destroyed: 9,700 residences, 367 commercial and 2,528 other buildings
Evacuations: View the latest Incident Update for current information on evacuations, evacuation centers, and road closures.
The Camp Fire has produced an online interactive evacuation map for citizens to view. Click to see the MAP

The Camp Fire has produced an online public viewer structure map. Click to see the MAP

For the most recent up-to-date Evacuation Locations and Status go to: Butte County Website

Road Closures: See Incident Update
Injuries: 3 injuries – 76 civilian fatalities
Cause: Under investigation
Cooperating Agencies: California Department of Transportation, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, California Office of Emergency Services, National Weather Service, California Conservation Corps, Butte County, City of Chico
Total Fire Personnel: 5,332
Total Fire Engines: 597
Total Fire Crews: 100
Total Helicopters: 28
Total Dozers: 83
Total Water Tenders: 65
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Firefighters made good progress throughout the day to strengthen and improve containment lines. Crews have continued to work in steep and rugged terrain to implement direct and indirect control lines which will aid in stopping the fire’s forward progress. Firefighters and utility cooperators worked within the fire’s interior to patrol for heat and remove hazards. Multiple California Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Task Forces and US&R Human Remains Detection Canine Search Teams have arrived to assist Butte County Sheriff with the search for, and recovery of, victims missing in the areas affected by the Camp Fire.
Phone Numbers (530) 538-7826 (Public Information Line )
Phone Numbers (530) 487-4788 (Camp Fire Media Line )
Phone Numbers (530) 538-6570 (Missing Person Call Center )
Phone Numbers (530) 538-7544 (Missing Person Call Center 2 )
Phone Numbers (530) 538-7671 (Missing Person Call Center 3 )
Phone Numbers (530) 895-0000 (Finding Pets and Pet Rescue )

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CalFire Updates
Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 18, 2018 7:08 am
Date/Time Started: November 08, 2018 6:33 am
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE, Butte County Sheriff Department, Paradise Police Department, USFS
County: Butte County
Location: Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road near Jarbo Gap
Acres Burned – Containment: 149,500 acres – 60% contained
Structures Threatened: 15,500
Structures Destroyed: 9,700 residences, 367 commercial and 2,528 other buildings
Evacuations: View the latest Incident Update for current information on evacuations, evacuation centers, and road closures.
The Camp Fire has produced an online interactive evacuation map for citizens to view. Click to see the MAP

The Camp Fire has produced an online public viewer structure map. Click to see the MAP

For the most recent up-to-date Evacuation Locations and Status go to: Butte County Website

Road Closures: See Incident Update
Injuries: 3 injuries – 76 civilian fatalities
Cause: Under investigation
Cooperating Agencies: California Department of Transportation, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, California Office of Emergency Services, National Weather Service, California Conservation Corps, Butte County, City of Chico
Total Fire Personnel: 5,624
Total Fire Engines: 607
Total Fire Crews: 102
Total Helicopters: 24
Total Dozers: 82
Total Water Tenders: 73
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Firefighters continue structure preparation and defense in areas threatened by the Camp Fire. Equipment and crews continue to construct primary and secondary control lines in rugged terrain. Due to gusty winds and low humidity, a Red Flag Warning is in place until this afternoon. Additional firefighters and engines have been prepositioned for this forecasted wind event. Firefighters remain throughout the fire area extinguishing hot spots, mitigating hazards trees, and assisting our cooperators in clearing the area of hazards
Phone Numbers (530) 538-7826 (Public Information Line )
Phone Numbers (530) 487-4788 (Camp Fire Media Line )
Phone Numbers (530) 538-6570 (Missing Person Call Center )
Phone Numbers (530) 538-7544 (Missing Person Call Center 2 )
Phone Numbers (530) 538-7671 (Missing Person Call Center 3 )
Phone Numbers (530) 895-0000 (Finding Pets and Pet Rescue )

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