September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Structures, outbuildings and vehicles destroyed by blaze north of Oroville


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In an update posted Tuesday, Cal Fire said the structure fire near Oroville burned a total of 4 acres and destroyed two structures, six outbuildings and at least 20 vehicles.

Firefighters had to stop multiple spot fires thrown from the initial blaze and worked in the area throughout the night.

Original story below:

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Cal Fire said a structure fire has spread to dry vegetation nearby in a rural area just north of Oroville.

A dark plume of smoke is rising above the blaze in the area of Thompson Flat Cemetery and Cherokee roads, which Cal Fire is calling the Cherokee Fire.

What caused the fire has not been reported.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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