Klamath Alerts

The Camp Fire near Chico, CA now reported at 109,000 acres and 25% contained. 6,453 residences and 260 commercial facilities destroyed. 23 fatalities recorded to date. Strong winds are forecast again today in the region.

Last night the fire conditions were moderate to extreme due to the wind event. Crews continued to protect structures and fight fire aggressively. Fire lines are strategically being put in ahead of the fire to improve roads and provide barriers to the fire. Today the fire and firefighters will continue to be impacted by the strong winds. With the northeast wind pushing smoke to the southwest air operations will take advantage of the clearer air on the eastern side of the fire as long as weather and smoke conditions permit. Firefighters and cooperating agencies are continuing to mitigate many hazards within Paradise, CA. At 0700 hrs this morning the Camp Fire Incident entered unified command with USFS.


Camp Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: November 11, 2018 7:24 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: 109,000 acres – 25% contained
Structures Threatened: 15,000
Structures Destroyed: 6,453 residences, 260 commercial
Evacuations: View the latest Incident Update for current information on evacuations, evacuation centers, and road closures.

Evacuation Centers:

OPEN: Yuba-Sutter Fairground (442 Franklin Ave, Yuba City, CA 95991)
THIS SHELTER IS FULL: Butte County Fairgrounds (199 E Hazel St, Gridley, CA 95948)
THIS SHELTER IS FULL: Glenn County Fairgrounds (221 E Yolo St, Orland, CA 95963)
THIS SHELTER IS FULL: Chico Elks Club (1705 Manzanita, Chico)
THIS SHELTER IS FULL: Oroville Nazarene Church (2238 Monte Vista Ave, Oroville, CA 95966)
THIS SHELTER IS FULL: Neighborhood Church (2801 Notre Dame Blvd, Chico, CA 95928)

Animal Evacuation Centers:

Small Animals:
Chico Municipal Airport 150 Airpark Blvd, Chico, CA 95973
THIS SHELTER IS FULL: Del Oro Old County Hospital, 2279 Del Ord Drive, Orville, CA

Large Animal Shelter:
Butte County Fair Grounds, 199 E Hazel Street, Gridley, CA

Road Closures: SR-70 at Pentz Rd W/B is closed.
Wheelock Rd W/B from SR-70 is closed.
SR-191 W/B from SR-70 is closed.
Durham Pentz Rd. E/B from SR-99 N/B and S/B is closed.
Neal Rd. E/B from SR-99 is closed.
E/B Skyway at Honey Run is closed.
SR-70 E/B from SR-149 is closed.
SR-70 at Cherokee Rd is closed.
SR-32 E/B at Yosemite is closed.
Cherokee S/B at Water Service Rd is closed.
Skyway at Humboldt Rd is closed.
Skyway at De Sabla Ln is closed.
Humboldt Rd at Bruce Rd is closed.
Oro Quincy Highway (SR-162) E/B at Forbestown
Oro Quincy Highway (SR-162) W/B at 4 Mile Rd
SR-32 at Headwaters Rd
SR-32 at Schott Rd (County Roads closure)
SR-32 at Garland Rd
SR-70 at Deadwood Rd
Injuries: 3
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, United States Forest Service, California Conservation Corps, Butte County, City of Chico
Total Fire Personnel: 4,050
Total Fire Engines: 512
Total Fire Crews: 85
Total Helicopters: 23
Total Dozers: 79
Total Water Tenders: 33
Long/Lat: -121.434700/39.813400
Conditions: Last night the fire conditions were moderate to extreme due to the wind event. Crews continued to protect structures and fight fire aggressively. Fire lines are strategically being put in ahead of the fire to improve roads and provide barriers to the fire. Today the fire and firefighters will continue to be impacted by the strong winds. With the northeast wind pushing smoke to the southwest air operations will take advantage of the clearer air on the eastern side of the fire as long as weather and smoke conditions permit. Firefighters and cooperating agencies are continuing to mitigate many hazards within Paradise, CA. At 0700 hrs this morning the Camp Fire Incident entered unified command with USFS.
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 )