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

Scheduled burn at Loafer Creek

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...

A man was walking alone up Skyway towards Paradise. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Photos: Camp Fire devastates Paradise, forces evacuations

Christian Solis // November 9, 2018

  Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 or @NatalieH_Orion on Twitter.

California Conservations Corps members burned vegetation on Doe Mill Road near Butte Creek. Image courtesy of Rick Carhart, Information Officer for CAL Fire.

Cal Fire starts controlled burns after recent rains

Josh Cozine // March 8, 2018

Cal Fire plans to clear out and burn hundreds of acres of underbrush in Butte County, and oversaw controlled burns in the forest canyons between Magalia and Forest Ranch Wednesday. Rick Carhart, Public...

Cherokee fire burned across table mountain and came close to highway 70. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Butte County opens an assistance center for wildfire victims

Christian Solis // October 17, 2017

Butte County announced that it will open a local assistance center for victims of recent fires to learn how to rebuild.La Porte Fire destroyed 37 homes, four commercial buildings and 45 outbuildings while...

Fires are contained and shelters will be closing soon. Photo credit: Sean Martens

The Cherokee and Honey fires are contained

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz // October 16, 2017

On Friday morning, evacuation orders were lifted for all of the fires due to high containment in Butte County. The Cherokee Fire north of Oroville has been 100 percent contained at 8, 417 acres according...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Samsung’s ‘Note 7’ exploding phone fiasco

Carson Predovich // November 2, 2016

How one wrong move might bring the world's top technology manufacturer straight to the bottom. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was set to be the year's greatest smartphone. It received some of the...

A couch fire  set in April last year. Photo Credit: Brittany McClintock

Chico Fire Department hopes students ‘Drop and Dash’ old couches

Bridget Comito // May 18, 2016
The Chico Fire Department has created a program called Drop and Dash for college students to discard their old couches and mattresses rather than setting them on fire
Campbell attends to a fire with a high-pressure hose. Photo Courtesy of Jesse Campbell.

Student firefighter-in-training founded in community

Dominique Diaz // March 30, 2014
A Chico State student finds time for schoolwork, training to be a resident advisor and working with the local fire department.
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