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Scheduled burn at Loafer Creek

Loafer Creek Campground during the daytime. Image provided by California's Best Campgrounds Photo credit: Angelina Mendez

Angelina Mendez

October 14, 2019

Firefighters from Butte County conducted a control burn at Loafer Creek Tuesday near Lake Oroville. The purpose of the burn is to improve natural habitat and rangeland, and to reduce hazards, according to a news release. During this conducted burn, multiple areas of grass and oak woodland were burned, ...

Ponderosa fire victims learn to rebuild their homes

Victims of the fire attended the meeting in Feather Falls for information about what to do next. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

September 22, 2017

People who lost their homes during the Ponderosa fire gathered Thursday night to learn about what aid is available to them. Feather Falls Fire Safe Council hosted a meeting at the Mt. Springs Grange to help victims get the appropriate information they need to solve the obstacles ahead. Som...

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