Butte County, California
Incident Summary | Firefighters were called to the 3500 block of Cherokee Road in Cherokee (Butte County), California for a house fire call before 0928 hours PST. IC Command was assigned as “CherokeeFire”.
Fire Rescues | The first arriving Battalion Chief made entry inside the well-involved fire and rescued two trapped occupants from the structure. (0928 hours PST)
Reach & Treat | With both fire victims rescued by crews, one was transported to a nearby hospital. His/her condition was unknown at the time.
Knock Down | Firefighters reported the fire had knock down on the fire. (0943 hours PST)
Overhaul Operations | The fire had burned quite a bit of the structure but firefighters were able to go into overhaul and salvage operations, saving about fifty-percent of the home. (1016 hours PST).
Cause | No word on the cause of the fire or the amount of damage that the residence suffered.
Current Fire Operations | Firefighters were still on-scene at the time of this posting.
Social Media | We are using the hashtags #CherokeeFire and #CALFIRE
Photo Credits | CALFIRE – Butte County
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