Butte Fire

Sutter County Last Update: Monday, September 26, 2016 5:26 p.m. PDT

Acres burned
Sep 20
Started (2016)
Butte Fire
Location of
Off Pass Road and Kellogg Road, near Sutter Buttes West of Yuba City.
Structures Destroyed

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September 18, 2015 7:33 a.m. PDT

Containment on the Butte Fire in Amador and Calaveras counties has grown to 60 percent. Areas that have been repopulated are still under evacuation advisory.

September 16, 2015 7:25 a.m. PDT

Containment on the Butte Fire, east of Jackson in Amador and Calaveras counties, grew by 5 percent overnight. It now stands at 45 percent. People are being allowed back into areas previously under mandatory evacuations. And schools in Amador County are re-opening this morning.

September 14, 2015 8:33 a.m. PDT

About 200 homes and other structures have either been destroyed or damaged by the Butte Fire and over 6,400 structures are still threatened by the blaze, burning east of Jackson in Amador and Calaveras counties. The wildfire has blackened more than 71,063 acres. About 4,400 firefighters are working the blaze.

September 11, 2015 2:36 p.m. PDT

The Butte Fire affecting the Counties of Amador and Calaveras has burned more than 50,000 acres in the past 48 hours. Due to extreme weather conditions, steep topography, and a historic 4-year drought, the Butte Fire is experiencing unprecedented fire conditions and growth.

September 11, 2015 10:01 a.m. PDT

Cal Fire crews are defending communities in the Jackson area against the "Butte Fire" burning in Amador and Calaveras counties. The fire has grown to 31,974 acres. Containment is at 10 percent.

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