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Ponderosa Fire

  • Butte County
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  • Started: Aug 29, 2017
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  • Last Updated: Saturday, September 23, 2017 11:43 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

4,016

No new updates for this fire. 4016 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was human caused

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

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

SCHOOL CLOSURES

n/a

CAUSE

Human Caused

INJURIES

2

STRUCTURES THREATENED

none

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

54 (32 homes & 22 outbuildings)

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.

DATA SOURCE

CalFire GeoMAC

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE / Butte County Fire

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.

PHONE NUMBERS

Ponderosa Fire Information Line

(530) 538-7826