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.
An evacuation shelter is available at the Oroville Church of the Nazarene located at 2238 Monte Vista Ave. in Oroville.
An animal shelter for small animals is available at the Old County Hospital located at 2279 Del Oro and Mono Ste E. #SwedesFire
— Butte County, CA (@CountyofButte) September 8, 2019
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#SwedesFire [update] Now 300 acres. We have set up an information phone line. Call 530-538-7826 for the latest fire information. Please do not call 9-1-1 for fire information. pic.twitter.com/1NkrzVYgrE
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) September 8, 2019