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UPDATING: Camp Fire - Saturday: Death Toll Climbs To 71, More Than 1000 Missing

NSPR will continue to bring you on-air updates about the Camp Fire at the top of each hour throughout the day. We will also break into programming with any critical information. For information on evacuation shelters and road closures click here . Updated 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 President Trump landed at Beale Air Force Base in Marysville a little before 10 this morning. He was greeted by Governor Jerry Brown and governor-elect Gavin Newsome… Congressman Doug LaMalfa joined Trump on Air...

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Attempting to squelch profiteering and price gouging as the deadliest wildfire in recorded California history continues to unfold, Chico officials approved emergency legislation this morning.

Swiftly responding to reports of escalating prices during the crisis, an ordinance strictly barring price gouging on all housing, and any goods or services was unanimously passed by the Chico City Council, meeting in emergency session.

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NSPR will continue to bring you on-air updates about the Camp Fire at the top of each hour throughout the day. We will also break into programming with any critical information. For information on evacuation shelters and road closures click here

 

Updated 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

Camp Fire - Thursday: Death Toll Rises To 56

Nov 15, 2018
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Update as of 9 p.m. Thursday

The death toll from the Camp Fire rose to 63 Thursday, with seven additional deaths reported by fire and law enforcement officials during the daily press conference.

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Top federal and state officials arrived to tour the damage caused by what’s become the deadliest wildfire in recorded California history.

 

Governor Jerry Brown was joined by US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, along with leadership from CalFire and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Chico today, vowing to extinguish an inferno that sent 52,000 running for their lives and to rebuild Paradise, a tidy historic community laid waste by the Camp Fire.

Dr. Michael Greger is the author of the international best seller How Not to Die. Local author Lani Muelrath advocates combining mindfulness with a vegan diet. Commentator Richard Parker asks “What’s for Dinner?”

UPDATED Resources To Support Camp Fire Survivors

Nov 12, 2018
Marc Albert

 

AIR QUALITY

The Red Cross is giving away free N-95 masks at the Neighborhood Church in Chico located at 2801 Notre Dame Blvd, Chico

ServPro owner, William Jones, is giving out free N-95 Masks at 775 Entler Ave, Chico.

The Medicine Shop is giving away free N-95 masks. 812 5th Street, Marysville 

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Updated at 9 p.m. Wednesday 

At a press conference earlier tonight, officials released new figures on the Camp Fire. According to Cal Fire, the blaze has currently consumed 138,000 acres and is 35 percent contained. 8,650 single-family homes are destroyed bringing the total of all structures destroyed to 10,321.

Marc Albert

The Camp Fire that is burning in the Paradise area in Butte County has now covered 109,000 acres and is 25 percent contained. Volunteers at the North Valley Animal Disaster Group have been assisting Cal Fire by performing rescue operations for animals.

At the North Valley Animal Disaster Group in Chico, local volunteers like Kate Leyden work around the clock to save as many animals as they can during disasters like the current Camp Fire burning in Butte County.  

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On Sunday air quality conditions remained poor throughout Butte County. 

Unhealthy to very unhealthy air quality is forecast in the foothills, according to an air quality advisory from the Butte County Air Quality Management District Air Pollution Control Officer.

 

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