Updated 2300 Hours PDT
It definitely has been a busy day for fires today in Washington, Oregon and California. Earlier this evening around 1651 Hours, CAL Fire was dispatched to 5 different fires along Highway 70 between Clark Road and Wheelrock Road. The multiple spot fires were originally 5 but then merged into 3 for a total of 30 acres.
The update and final Press Release at 1953 Hours indicates fire crews were able to knock down and obtain a 100% containment status.
No word on the cause of the fire.
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About 42 were assigned to this incident representing the following Agencies: California Highway Patrol (CHP), State Parks, CAL Fire’s Butte Unit (IC) and Volunteers from Butte Valley, Golden Feather and North Metro.
Additional support and equipment with 9 engines, 1 Fire Crew, 2 Air Tankers, 1 Helicopter, 1 Dozer and 2 Water Tenders were also attached to this incident.
No injuries or reports of damage / destruction of structures were reported.
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