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A flame-shredded American flag hangs on a mostly burnt piece of wood on Wildwood Lane in Paradise. Photo credit: Alex Grant

‘Camp Fire’ forces thousands to evacuate

Natalie Hanson and Josh Cozine // November 28, 2018

As the sun rose on Thursday, Nov. 8, the sky in Butte County filled with smoke and began to darken. At about 6:30 a.m., fire had ignited in the small community of Pulga and rapidly advanced to Concow,...

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...

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