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Fire Information Update – Sept. 9, 2020 (11:05 a.m.)

The Bear Fire in Butte County, part of the North Complex fires, is active and evacuation warnings have been issued in Oroville, Paradise, and Concow. Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association, the official tourism marketing organization for the Shasta Cascade region of UpState CA, greatly appreciates the outstanding support received from the emergency service response teams which have done an outstanding job. Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by the wildfires.

According to Cal Fire as of 10:45 a.m., the North Complex burned 254,000 acres and is 38% contained. As of 10 a.m., the Bear Fire burned 60,000 acres and is 0% contained in Butte County.

Lassen Volcanic National Park implements Fire Restriction and Early Closure of Outlying Campgrounds. Campfires and open flames are prohibited park-wide beginning September 10th at 5 pm. In further effort to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, the park will close Butte Lake, Warner Valley, and Juniper Lake campgrounds for the remainder of the summer/fall season. The early closure begins Monday, September 14 at noon. For additional park information - https://www.nps.gov/lavo/index.htm

The health and safety of our neighbors and visitors is our top concern and we want to ensure our community and those visiting the area have the most up-to-date information, in accordance with the appropriate authority’s direction.

Visitors who are in the area may refer to this list of resources, which can provide additional information on the situation.

For fire info, call the Cal Fire Public Information line at 530-538-7826 or check the Cal Fire website.

Check Explore Butte County for visitor information and resources. Those interested in overnight accommodations in Butte County can go to https://www.explorebuttecounty.com/stay. Temporary evacuation point has been set up at the Butte County Fairgrounds at 199 East Hazel Street in Gridley.

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