Seeing a new start in Oroville
Oroville airport reporting 31014G25KT
From time lapse, wind is pushing/smoke laying down hard
ChP is reporting a fire by the feather river fish hatchery. They are locking up and evacuating
On Bluffs drive off of Grand Ave .
The fire has jumped the river near the Smog shop off of Montgomery avenue, Oroville
Scanner Feed: Butte County Fire
NOTE: There is a lot of LE on this feed as well. Butte County doesn’t have a good fire only feed.
nope we don’t. And with the Power out I imagine that may not help much
CHP report on traffic closures.
|21 PM||21|| 35-S1 IF ANYONE IS AVAIL - REQ THEM TO TEMPORARILY SHUT DOWN TRAFFIC|
|3:21 PM||20|| 35-S1 SPOKE WITH COMMAND CENTER - MODIFYING REQUEST- REQ CAL TRANS TO CLOSE NB 70 TO GRAND AND NB 70 TO MONTGOMERY TO RESTRICT TRAFFIC|
|3:17 PM||19|| 1039 BC FIRE THAT 35-S1 REQ 10-21 RE 70 CLOSURE|
|3:16 PM||18|| LL BC FIRE|
|3:15 PM||17|| BC FIRE REQ CLOSURES NB 70 AT 162 AND ANY ACCESS POINTS OFF 70 BTWN 162 AND GARDEN*****|
|3:12 PM||16|| BCSO CONFIRMED W/ FIRE BOTH SIDES OF 70/GRAND NEED TO BE CLOSED|
|3:11 PM||15|| [Notification] [CHP]-FIRE REQ 70 AT GRAND TO BE CLOSED IN BOTH DOT’S|
|3:10 PM||14|| 46-MZP3 STATE PARKS ADV THEY ARE HANDLING TC AT MONTGOMERY|
AA210, AT89 from GV and 93 from Chico assigned and overhead. 89 loading in Chico
Local News Reports
The Oroville Police Department is issuing an Evacuation Order for the area of Grand Ave south to Oro dam Blvd, and East of Hwy 70 to Table Mt Blvd, Orange Ave, and Long Bar Rd.
The sheriff’s office told Action News Now they are working on evacuations in downtown Oroville on Montgomery Street.
Police said evacuation orders are also in place for Bluffs Drive, Second Street, Oroview Drive in Oroville due to a fire that started on the north side of the Feather River along Grand Avenue.
The fire has burned 25 acres and two structures have been lost. 13 engines are on scene of this fire.
**UPDATE: 5:49 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 - The Oroville Police Department is lifting all remaining evacuation warnings in the Oroville area.
The fire has burned 30 acres and forward progress has been stopped. Two structures have been damaged and out outbuilding was destroyed. 13 engines are on scene of this fire.
The cause is still under investigation after sparking just before 3 p.m. Thursday. Oroville fire said crews will be on scene for a couple more hours.