Time Is Running Out To Claim Fire Rescued Pets

Jan 4, 2019

Medical personnel evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns while the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California.
Credit Noah Berger / AP Photo

At its peak, nearly 2,200 animals, including livestock were in Butte County emergency animal shelters. This week 527 remain, 167 cats and 34 dogs. The remainder: birds and livestock. Tomorrow, January 4th, these temporary shelters close, so reporter Christal Smith checked in with Lisa Almaguar with the Butte County Public Health Department to find out what the plans are for those animals.