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Swedes Fire is the latest wildfire to hit Butte County

Cal Fire performs mop up operations at Chinese Wall Road in Oroville on Sunday morning. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Ricardo Tovar

September 8, 2019

Update at 9 a.m. Monday. Containment of the Swedes Fire is now at 40% according to the latest fact sheet from CAL Fire. 13 fire crews are currently involved. All evacuation orders are now reduced to evacuation warnings. In what is now the 180th incident of fire to hit California greater than 10 acres, th...

Camp Fire Story: Model United Nations Adviser John Crosby

John Crosby took his members of his class to Washington D.C. unsure of the status of his home. Photo credit: Mathew  Miranda

Justin Jackson

November 28, 2018

John Crosby, political science instructor and Model U.N. Adviser, lost his home in Magalia due to the Camp Fire. The following is the story of how he traveled across the nation without knowing the status of his home. The morning of the fire John Crosby and his students were headed to a Model U.N. c...

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