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LaPorte Fire

  • Butte County
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  • Started: Oct 09, 2017
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  • Last Updated: Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:57 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

6,151

No new updates for this fire. 6151 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause is currently under investigation

I WANT TO KNOW

Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

10/18/17 AM: See the latest Incident Update for more information on this fire.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

n/a

CAUSE

Unknown

INJURIES

n/a

STRUCTURES THREATENED

n/a

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

n/a

CONDITIONS

Firefighters continued to build containment lines overnight. Steep terrain and heavy brush continue to pose a challenge. Predicted red flag warning will bring change in wind direction over the fire area. Damage Inspection Teams have arrived at the incident and have initiated their assessments. Changes in damaged and destroyed structures along with the type of structures involved will be reflected in incident updates as the inspection teams confirm their findings.

DATA SOURCE

CalFire

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire

COOPERATING AGENCIES

Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Yuba County Sheriff’s Office, Cal OES, Red Cross, California Highway Patrol, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, PG & E, California Department of Transportation and Nevada Irrigation District.

PHONE NUMBERS

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