Ponderosa Fire

Butte County Last Update: Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:29 a.m. PDT

95%
Contained
4,016
Acres burned
Aug 29
Started (2017)
n/a
Air Quality Index (Worst: 500)
Ponderosa Fire
Location of
Ponderosa Way And Lumpkin Road, 2 Miles Nw Of Forbestow
Structures Threatened
one
Structures Destroyed
54 (32 homes & 22 outbuildings)
Evacuations
All evacuations have been lifted.The Local Assistance Center connects residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the Ponderosa Fire with resources needed to recover and rebuild. Residents can come to the Local Assistance Center to learn if their home was damaged by the fire and meet with representative from County departments. Residents should bring any form of identification they have available. A form of identification with a photo and the property address would be ideal if it is available. Location Feather Falls Grange, 9 Lumpkin Rd., Feather Falls, CA 95966 Hours of Operation Thursday, September 7, 2017 – Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Services Providers The following Butte County Departments and Community Based Organizations will have representatives in the Local Assistance Center. Some State agencies may also be available on a limited basis. Butte County Departments and Offices • County Assessor – learn about property tax relief for damaged structures. • Butte County Sheriff’s Office – assisting with notification of damaged homes and providing evacuation and road closure information to help residents go home. • Development Services Building Division • Department of Employment and Social Services– assistance replacing lost food for CalFresh recipients, replace lost cards for CalFresh and Medical, as well as Veterans Services. • Environmental Health Division - wells, septic systems, and hazard materials. Community Based Organizations • Red Cross • Salvation Army
Injuries
2

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Resources Deployed

Fire Personnel
234
Fire Engines
20
Fire Crews
5
Air Tankers
n/a
Helicopters
4
Dozers
7
Water Tenders
7

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Additional Details
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Administrative Unit
CAL FIRE / Butte County Fire
Cause
Human Caused
Damage Assessment
n/a
Road Closures
n/a
Current Situation
n/a
School Closures
n/a
Cooperating Agencies
Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Butte County Fire Department, Butte County, Cal OES, Bureau of Indian Affairs, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Red Cross, California Highway Patrol, US Forest Service, California Department of Parks and Recreation, PG & E, California Conservation Corps, North Valley Animal Disaster Group, Butte Medics, California Department of Transportation, South Feather Water and Power, Yuba County Sheriff, Yuba County OES and Sierra Pacific Industries.
Conditions
Firefighters will continue to patrol, mop up and strengthen containment lines. All evacuations orders and warnings have been lifted as well as road closures. When entering the area, please be cautious of emergency equipment and personnel as they are operating in and around the area. Check the roof and exterior areas for sparks and embers as well as the attic and throughout the house for hidden burning sparks and embers.
Phone Numbers
(530) 538-7826 (Ponderosa Fire Information Line )
Training
n/a

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