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Forward progress of vegetation fire in Paradise stopped

PARADISE, Calif. - Firefighters stopped the forward spread of a vegetation fire in Paradise. CAL FIRE Butte County said the fire was on Pacheco Lane shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday. Crews are cutting a containment line and mopping up. The fire was about a tenth of an acre.
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Firefighters stop spread of vegetation fire in Thermalito

THERMALITO, Calif. - Firefighters stopped the forward spread of a vegetation fire in Thermalito on Saturday morning. CAL FIRE Butte County said the fire was burning off of 18th Street and was about a quarter of an acre. It was burning behind several homes and all structure threats were mitigated.
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Fire crews knock down structure fire in Magalia

MAGALIA, Calif. 6:30 P.M. UPDATE - Firefighters knocked down a structure fire in Magalia. CAL FIRE Butte County said about a third of the attic was involved in the fire. Firefighters will remain at the scene to mop up. Crews are calling it the Clarion Fire.

Jamie Lee Curtis plans movie about Camp Fire

PARADISE, Calif. - Hollywood actress Jamie Lee Curtis visited Paradise recently, and we now know why. She's planning to make a movie about the Camp Fire. Curtis posed for pictures with employees at the Holiday Market on the Skyway in late April. On Wednesday, she shared the news on Facebook,...

Lake Oroville Community Update - June 24, 2022

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) paid apprenticeship program exams will be available June 24 to June 30 for those interested in applying for electrician, operator, mechanic, or utility craftsworker positions in California’s hydroelectric industry. Most apprenticeship positions have education requirements of equivalent to graduation from high school and knowledge of basic arithmetic and algebra, electrical fundamentals, and mechanical principles.

UPDATE: Forward progress stopped on Baldwin Fire in Palermo, evacuations remain

PALERMO, Calif. — UPDATE, JUNE 24, 6:50 PM:. All evacuation orders and warnings have been removed for the Baldwin Fire in Palermo. The BCSO said the Evacuation Order for Occidental Avenue and N Villa Avenue have been removed, as well as the Evacuation Warnings for residents living in Zone 872: east of Gene Lane east to the railroad tracks, and from the north end of Wyman Avenue south to Palermo Road.

Fire Crews Battle Vegetation Fire In Palermo

PALERMO (CBS13) — Firefighters are at the scene of a vegetation fire in Palermo that is approximately 1 acre, said Cal Fire. The 1-acre fire is spreading at a moderate rate and crews are making good progress fighting it as of Friday afternoon. There is currently a line around the blaze, but there is spotting potential.  

CAL FIRE battling vegetation fire in Palermo, evacuation lifted

PALERMO, Calif. - 9:45 A.M. UPDATE: CAL FIRE has stopped the forward progress of the Baldwin Fire at one to two acres, and will be on scene for the next few hours getting full control and containment. Butte County Sheriff's Office issued an evacuation warning for Palermo Zone 872 and...

Camp Fire to be adapted for film by Jamie Lee Curtis

The bravery of Paradise residents amidst the destructive Camp Fire is coming to the big screen with the help of Jamie Lee Curtis. Deadline reports that Lizzie Johnson's book, "Paradise: One Town’s Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire" is going to be adapted into a feature film through Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis' production company, Comet Pictures. She will also be teaming with Blumhouse Pictures to develop the story.