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UPDATING: Camp Fire - Tuesday, Death Toll From Fires Rises

NSPR will continue to bring you updates each hour on the Camp Fire throughout the day. We will also break into programming with any critical information. For information on evacuation shelters and road closures click here . For a comprehensive map of the Camp Fire's perimeter click here . Updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday Sheriff Kory Honea reported that six additional bodies have been recovered, all in Paradise, bringing the total to 48. Additional assets are being deployed to accelerate the...

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UPDATED Resources To Support Camp Fire Survivors

Nov 12, 2018
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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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NSPR will continue to bring you updates each hour on the Camp Fire throughout the day. We will also break into programming with any critical information. For information on evacuation shelters and road closures click here. For a comprehensive map of the Camp Fire's perimeter click here

Updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday

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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When you’re fleeing for your life you don’t bring much, if anything, with you. That’s the case for many who have evacuated the Camp Fire that’s devastated the Town of Paradise in Butte County. Reporter, Risa Johnson, from the Chico Enterprise-Record has put together a comprehensive list of where Camp Fire evacuees can obtain essentials like medications, health care and mail, as well as the steps people should take to find a loved one who is missing. NSPR's Sarah Bohannon talked to Johnson Sunday morning. 

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Tuesday a fast-moving Camp wildfire surged through Butte County, destroying much of the town of Paradise and forcing tens of thousand of people to evacuate. We're assembling information on evacuations, shelters and resources to follow the fire here.

For the latest information on this fire, including evacuation order and shelter information, visit the Butte County Sheriff's Twitter page or call the Cal Fire public information line at 530-538-7826.

 Evacuation information

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Butte County Superintendent of Schools Tim Taylor on Friday announced the closure of all public schools – including district and charter schools – in Butte County through Friday, Nov. 23, due to the Camp Fire.  

He said schools, families and communities are experiencing extreme loss due to the fire and its impact, and time is needed to help understand the extent of loss and disruption and develop ways to safely resume providing services to schools and students.

Chico State is also suspending classes. Students will be out at Chico State until Monday, Nov. 26.

On Friday night, Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson sat down in Kendall Hall on campus to address the University’s response to the Camp Fire and its plans on how to proceed in the coming weeks.  

 


Camp Fire Has Potential To Spread To Oroville

Nov 10, 2018
Marc Albert

The Camp Fire that is burning in the Paradise area of Butte County has now covered more than 100,000 acres and is 20 percent contained. Nine people have died. Officials are now saying that strong northeast winds Saturday night could move the fire to Oroville.

 

Kevin Tidwell is a public information officer with Cal Fire’s Butte County unit. He spoke with NSPR on Saturday morning.

 

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Nov 10, 2018
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This post is no longer being updated. Click here for the latest information about the Camp Fire.

As of 9 p.m. Saturday 10 November, here is what we know:

Recovery teams have found the remains of an additional 14 people, bringing the death toll to 23.

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