2018 Fire Season

NSPR aims to bring you accurate and comprehensive fire coverage in the North State. Here you will find all of our fire updates and stories.

Our staff will not be providing updates on wildfires between 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. You can stay updated on the latest information by tracking and monitoring fires on social media. To ensure you're alerted if there is an emergency in your area, sign up for emergency alerts in your county, and always have an emergency kit ready to go in case of an evacuation. 

Ways to Connect

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition that can affect a subset of people after a traumatic event like the Camp Fire. Symptoms can include nightmares or having memories about the trauma when you’re trying not to think about it to getting emotionally upset, having your heart start to race, trembling, shaking, or even getting nauseous when thinking about it. Dr. Anka Vujanovic is the Director of the Trauma and Stress Studies Center at the University of Houston. She said while some are at risk for the condition, the majority of Camp Fire survivors will recover and not develop PTSD.

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After a disaster like the Camp Fire, many people struggle with feelings of distress, depression and anxiety. These feelings are normal after this type of traumatic event and help is available. 

Here are some resources and advice for helping you cope with what you're feeling. 

Noah Berger / AP Photo

If you’re feeling depressed, hopeless or like you can’t stop thinking about what has happened to you, your family, your friends or your neighbors – you’re not alone. It’s important to know that there are a lot of resources out there to help. That includes counselors who are trained in working with people who have experienced trauma. Gerard Lawson is one of those counselors. He’s also the past president of the American Counseling Association and currently a professor of counselor education at Virginia Tech. When asked what he thought Camp Fire survivors needed to know about trauma, the first thing he said was that it’s important they understand that everyone has different responses to a traumatic event.

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Two sites in Oroville are being proposed as possible locations for processing Camp Fire debris. 

 

After Paradise: Week 6

Dec 20, 2018

Tonight on After Paradise - it’s been six weeks since the Camp Fire started. Tonight we hear about an investigation into why emergency alerts failed as the fire was unfolding… plus,  we check in with a detective about where the three people left on the missing person’s list may be… and the Butte County superintendent of schools talks about what’s next for students as they depart for a tough holiday break.

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