#WallFire | California | Newly Reported!

NEAR BANGOR, CALIFORNIA – WALL FIRE

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A wildfire broke out on July 7th at 1452 hours PDT off of Chinese Wall Road, just North of Bangor, California.

SIZE 

There have been 5,800 acres consumed.  Fire crews have reached a 55% containment status.

RESOURCES

There are 1,681 personnel alongside 163 engines, 40 hand crews, 11 dozers, 21 water tenders and 343 other miscellaneous personnel.  There are an unknown number of airtankers and helicopters.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS

Fire Resources

  • Oroville Fire Department
  • CAL Fire

Law Enforcement

  • California Highway Patrol – Chico
  • Butte County Sheriff’s Office
  • California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Cal OES – Law
  • Oroville PD
  • Butte County Animal Control

Emergency Management/Disaster Partners

  • North Valley Animal Disaster Group
  • Butte County EOC
  • American Red Cross
  • Pacific Gas and Electric
  • California Conservation Corps

Other Government Agencies

  • California State Parks, Cal OES
  • California Department of Transportation – Oroville
  • California Department of Water Resources

Human Services

  • Salvation Army
  • American Red Cross

INJURIES

There have been 4 reported injuries and we are unsure if they are civilian or firefighter-related.

Photo Credit: Folson FD via CAL Fire

DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS 

Structures Destroyed

There have been 2 commercial structures destroyed, along with 41 single family residences (SFR) and 48 minor structures.

Minor Damage

3 SFR structures and 7 other minor structures have been damaged.

EVACUATIONS

Evacuation Orders

  •  All roads/areas south of Forbestown Rd. from the intersection of Highway 162 to Hurleton Swedes Flat Rd.
  • All roads/areas accessed from Old Olive Hwy. at Hwy. 162
  • All roads/areas accessed from Lost Horizon Dr. at Hwy 162
  • All roads/areas accessed from Mt. Ida Rd. past Dadoma Ln.
  • All roads/areas on Canal Dr. accessed from Feathervale Drive
  • All roads/areas accessed from Hurleton Swedes Flat Rd. to Swedes Flat Rd.
  • All roads/areas east of Miners Ranch Rd. from Hwy. 162 to Oro Bangor Hwy. (except for the warning areas of areas accessed off Mt. Ida Rd
  • All roads/areas east of Oro Bangor Hwy. from Miners Ranch Rd. to Avocado Rd.
  • All roads/areas west of Oro Bangor Hwy. from Swedes Flat Rd. to Avocado Rd.
  • All areas accessed from Swedes Flat Rd. at from Stoney Oaks Loop to Old Bangor Hwy.
  • All areas accessed from Hurleton Swedes Flat Rd. from Swedes Flat Rd.

Evacuation Warnings

  • The Greater Stoney Oaks Loop community accessed from Robinson Mill Road at Swedes Flat Road.
  • All areas/road accessed by Mt. Ida between Miners Ranch Rd. and Dadoma Ln.
  • All areas/roads accessed by Feathervale Dr. from Mt. Ida Rd. (except Canal Dr.)

EVACUATION SHELTER

Human Shelter

Church of the Nazarene, 2238 Monte Vista avenue, Oroville CA.

Animal Shelters

  •  Small animal shelter at Del Oro Avenue’s “Old County Hospital” in Oroville, California.
  • Large animal shelter at Camelton Clark Road in Butte Valley, CA.
  • Animal Rescue Helpline at 530-895-0000.

CURRENT CONDITIONS

Firefighters will continue to hold and improve fire lines and mop-up any hot spots.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Public Information Line

If you are an evacuee, for more information – contact CAL Fire at 530-538-7826.

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Hashtags 

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