Camp Fire Updates, November 20, 7:47 PM

Photo by CalFire Butte County. 

The latest updates on the Camp Fire, with new information added as it becomes available.

CalFire evening update

Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 20, 2018 6:57 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: 152,250 acres – 75% contained
Structures Threatened: 14,500
Structures Destroyed: 12,637 residences, 483 commercial and 3,718 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 firefighter injuries – 81 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: 3,920
Total Fire Engines: 320
Total Fire Crews: 77
Total Helicopters: 17
Total Dozers: 32
Total Water Tenders: 41
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Established containment lines continue to hold while firefighters work to strengthen and improve control lines around the remainder of the fire perimeter. Crews have accelerated suppression repair efforts in advance of the expected rain. Firefighters continue with tactical patrols throughout the fire area where they work to extinguish remaining hot spots and remove hazard trees. Crews have also started the process of removing unneeded hose and equipment. Search and Rescue teams continue to assist the Butte County Sheriff’s Office in the search operation for missing victims.
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 )

Butte County Sheriff on Twitter

Animal Rescues are still occurring throughout areas affected by the #CampFire

Finding Lost Pets
If you are trying to locate a lost pet, please visit www.campfirerescuedanimals.com. A picture of every lost domestic animal in the emergency animal shelters is posted on this site.

Reporting Lost Pets
Contact North Valley Animal Disaster Group at 530.895.0000 to report lost pets. You can also contact them to have them care for animals still located in an evacuation zone.

For more information on large and small animal shelters, visit www.buttecounty.net.

Missing persons list.

Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 20, 2018 6:10 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: 151,373 acres – 70% contained
Structures Threatened: 14,500
Structures Destroyed: 12,637 residences, 483 commercial and 3,718 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 – 79 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: 4,665
Total Fire Engines: 389
Total Fire Crews: 95
Total Helicopters: 17
Total Dozers: 46
Total Water Tenders: 52
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Firefighters continue to construct and reinforce direct and indirect control lines with hand crews and dozers. Damage inspection crews continue to survey the fire area. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office continues with search and recovery operations with the assistance of US&R and search & rescue teams. Fire suppression repair will continue in order to rehab the fire area and reduce the impacts of the forecasted rain
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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