CA-BTU-Swedes

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State ID: CA
3 letter designator: BTU
Fire name: Swedes
Location: Swedes Flat Rd at Chinese Wall Rd
Reported acres: 25
Rate of spread:
Report on Conditions: Spotting
Structure threat: Yes
Resources: Initial dispatch, 10 addl engines requested
Hazards:
Weather:
Radio channels: BTU Local, CDF Tac 12
Scanner link:
Webcam link:
Agency Website:

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#2

Slope and wind aligned in old Swedes fire burn scar

#3

http://www.alertwildfire.org/sierra/index.html

OrovilleCaStParks cam has a good shot of it

#4

I believe the correct camera would be: http://www.alertwildfire.org/shastamodoc/index.html

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#5

It is in the Wall Fire scar as well.
Yep this is a regular occurrence.

#6

Capture off the Oroville state parks cam… (linked above)

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#7

Local gov strike team from Redding in route 30 mins

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#9

Tankers released for the evening.
Tanker911 drop capture.

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#10

Local gov task force from Glenn Co. On the way 30 min. Ago

#11

Units reporting a significant wind shift & they now have spots over & outside of the retardant line. The fire is also about 400 acres.

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#12

Spots appears circled in red

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#14

XTB Type 3 strike team en route from Tahoe Basin.

#15

Evacuations occurring on Miners Ranch Rd. Per scanner

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#17

Spots I have updated

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#22

https://www.parks.ca.gov/live/lakeorovillesra

Live cam of the fire

#23

All,
Let’s make sure to keep the information on Initial Attack threads based on current conditions, actions, needs and evacuation information. Your questions are always welcome but be sure to locate them in the proper Questions & Discussion thread. Thanks!

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#26

My bad above, sorry crossed the two fires. Not enough coffee. Below is the latest this morning from Cal Fire on the Swedes Incident…

Swedes update 9-9-19

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#29

Per CALFIRE: 30% of 400 acres contained as of 7:52pm
Evacuation Orders: Per the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, as of 6:00 pm, all evacuation orders for the Swedes Fire have been reduced to evacuation warnings. Only residents in those areas will be allowed back in with identification.