Camp Fire: Important Information and Resources

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BUTTE COUNTY — Since it began on Nov. 8, the Camp Fire has become California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire.

Below are several resources, including links to lists of destroyed or damaged homes and missing people, as well as evacuation information. We will update this page with more resources when they become available:

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office has set up a missing persons call center, which can receive calls between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 530-538-6570, 530-538-7544 or 530-538-7671 to report a person who is missing or who has been found. You can also email

A list of missing people is below.

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Click here to learn more about submitting DNA to help identify those killed in the fire.

Click here to view the latest evacuation information. You can also view the Camp Fire evacuation and repopulation map by clicking here.

The following locations have been opened as evacuation centers in response to the fire:

  • Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E Hazel St, Gridley
  • Glenn County Fairgrounds, 221 East Yolo Street, Orland
  • Neighborhood Church, 2801 Notre Dame Blvd., Chico
  • Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave., Yuba City – FULL
  • Plumas County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairground Road, Quincy – FULL
  • Bidwell Jr. High School, 2376 North Avenue, Chico – FULL
  • Church of the Nazarene, 2238 Monte Vista Ave., Oroville – FULL
  • Chico Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave., Chico – FULL

Small animals can be taken to Chico Municipal Airport at 150 Airpark Blvd. The Old County Hospital at 2279 Del Oro and Mono avenues in Oroville is full. Large animals will be accepted at the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley.

Contact North Valley Animal Disaster group at 530-895-0000 to report lost pets. Please know, if you receive a busy signal try calling back again later.

Water Boil Advisories

  • Paradise Irrigation District
  • Del Oro Water Company
  • Big Bend Mobile Home Park
  • Gran Mutual Water Company
  • Blue Oak Terrace Mutual Water System

You can pick up your mail at Chico Midtown, 141 West 5th Street, between Monday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those who normally go to the Berry Creek Post Office can go to the Oroville Post Office, 1735 Robinson Street, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. an Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you are a business owner who has been evacuated and need an office space to conduct business, Chico Start has a co-working space. Contact Tim at or 530-924-5070.

The Town of Paradise has provided a list detailing damaged or destroyed structures and their locations. Click here to access it. The Town of Paradise adds this list may not be 100 percent accurate.

CHP Chico has created a list of vehicles they have towed from the Paradise area. Click here to access it. Officials will update the list when possible.

Butte County has created a list of rescued pets and farm animals, which includes pictures and the animals’ current locations. Click here to see it. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine has also started compiling an album of unclaimed animals that were rescued from the Camp Fire. Click here to see their pictures.

Airbnb has set up a hotline for wildfire evacuees and relief workers to book free, temporary lodging. You can call 415-510-4001 or click here to access the Open Homes program.

More information can be found by clicking here.


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