Wall Fire Update: 95 percent contained, evacuations, road closures lifted (LIVE FEED)
UPDATE via CalFire: July 14, 8 a.m.
|Wall Fire Incident Information:|
|Last Updated:||July 14, 2017 7:00 am|
|Date/Time Started:||July 7, 2017 2:52 pm|
|Administrative Unit:||CAL FIRE Butte County Fire|
|Location:||Chinese Wall Rd, north of Bangor|
|Acres Burned – Containment:||6,033 acres – 95% contained|
|Estimated – Containment:||7/15/2017|
41 residences destroyed and 3 damaged; 57 other structures destroyed or damaged..
|Evacuations:||All evacuation orders have been lifted.Small Animal Shelter: Will be closed at 12:00PM on Friday, 7-14-17 <br• For assistance with animal pick up please call: (530) 538-7409 </br|
|Road Closures :||All road closures have been lifted.|
|Cooperating Agencies:||California Highway Patrol – Chico, Butte County Sheriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California State Parks, Cal OES, California Conservation Corps, Cal OES – Law, North Valley Animal Disaster Group, Butte County EOC, American Red Cross, Butte County Animal Control, Pacific Gas and Electric, Oroville Police Department, Oroville Fire Department, California Department of Transportation – Oroville, Salvation Army, California Department of Water Resources.|
|Total Fire Personnel:||871|
|Total Fire Engines:||57|
|Total Fire crews:||21|
|Total Water Tenders:||14|
|Conditions:||Firefighters continue to hold and improve fire lines and mop up hot spots. All evacuation orders, warnings, and road closures have been lifted. Butte County has opened a Local Assistance Center at the Oroville Municipal Auditorium, 1200 Myers Street, for residents whose homes were damaged by the Wall Fire.For tips on returning home after a fire visit: visit http://www.buttecounty.net/pathtorecovery|
July 13, 9 a.m.
Wall Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 13, 2017 7:15 am
Date/Time Started: July 7, 2017 2:52 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE
Butte County Fire County: Butte County
Location: Chinese Wall Rd, north of Bangor
Acres Burned – 6,033 acres – 75% contained
Estimated Containment: 7/15/2017
Structures Threatened: 606
Structures Destroyed: 41 residences destroyed and 3 damaged; 57 other strucutres destroyed or damaged.
Evacuations: All evacuation orders have been lifted.
Road Closures: All road closures have been lifted.
Cause: Under Investigation
Total Fire Personnel: 1,362
Total Fire Engines: 163
Total Fire crews: 40
Total Airtankers: Yes
Total Helicopters: Yes
Total Water Tenders: 21
|Conditions:||Firefighters continue to hold and improve fire lines and mop up hot spots. Current weather conditions continue to provide the opportunity for firefighters to make significant progress in containment. All evacuation orders, warnings, and road closures have been lifted. Currently, no structures are threatened. Damage inspection has been completed. Butte County has opened a Local Assistance Center at the Oroville Municipal Auditorium, 1200 Myers Street, for residents whose homes were damaged by the Wall Fire.For tips on returning home after a fire visit: visit http://www.buttecounty.net/pathtorecovery|
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