Saddle Fire

Butte County Last Update: Monday, September 12, 2016 8:53 a.m. PDT

Acres burned
Sep 5
Started (2016)
Saddle Fire
Location of
Off Pentz Road & Lime Saddle Road, south of Paradise.
Structures Destroyed

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June 14, 2015 11:37 a.m. PDT

Night crews continued constructing and improving line on the south and western edges in preparation for the fire to back to Forest Road 4N20, which it did during the shift. A spot fire in the Monroe Creek drainage was lined and prepared for further suppression action today. Crews made good progress on the northeastern edge of the fire, securing line on and below County Road 311. Structure defense along County Road 311 was in place overnight. No structures have been destroyed

June 11, 2015 12:18 p.m. PDT

The Saddle Fire is currently being managed by a Type 3 Incident Management Team, transitioning to a Type 2 IMT Friday, June 12. The fire made uphill runs yesterday afternoon towards South Fork Ridge during the peak burning period, but held in place last night. Additional crews are in place this morning. The main objectives for today include continuing structure defense on the northwest and west side of Hyampom and dividing the fire perimeter into divisions. Fire crews will also continue with fire line construction.

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