Crews Battling 400-Acre Wildfire East of Oroville in Butte County

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BUTTE COUNTY — Crews are battling a fire burning on Chinese Wall Road east of Oroville in the Wall Fire footprint from 2017.

The Swedes Fire has burned at least 400 acres with 60% containment.

Evacuation warnings have been issued for the following areas:

  • Deer Valley Road from Swedes Flat Road to the end
  • Jernigan Way from Hurleton Swedes Flat Road to the End of Jernigan Way
  • All of Quality Lane
  • Lost Horizon Drive to Oro-Quincy Highway
  • Old Olive Highway to Oro-Quincy Highway
  • Feathervale Drive and Mt. Ida Road and all Adjoining roads east
  • Area north of Forbestown Road to include Hurleton Road, Stringtown Road and all roads that adjoin those roads

The American Red Cross has opened an evacuation shelter at the Church of the Nazarene in Oroville, 2238 Monte Vista Ave.

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