0151 PT | SATURDAY | JUNE 19, 2021

The PARK FIRE is located near Upper Park road and Upper Bidwell Park (Butte County) northeast of Chico, California.

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Credit: Chico PD

This wildfire started on Thursday, June 17th from an unknown cause. It is under investigation.

Fire management is in Unified Command between CAL FIRE/Butte County FD and the City of Chico.

Incident Cooperators include: Chico FD, Chico PD, Chico Parks Division and surrounding areas.

There has been 500 acres burned and is at a 50% containment status. This is located on the north side of the park.

No homes or other structures are under threat. There are no current evacuations in effect.

(L) Photo is proof of CAL FIRE’s amazing pilots and crew, as well as air resources/support are the best when working these wildfires.

This copter is dipping out of Bidwell Park.

What an amazing sight to see!

“There will be several days of mop-up operations by the Fire Department.” Says the Chico Police Department.

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