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Target Date for Closure Announced for Temporary Animal Shelters

Posted on December 13, 2018

Butte County Animal Control (BCAC) has announced a transition plan and target date for closure of the temporary animal shelters that were established for the Camp Fire on November 8, 2018. The target date for closure of the animal shelters is Friday, January 4th. Reunification specialists available to assist animal owners identify long-term sheltering. Understandably,...

Community Meetings Set to Inform Property Owners about Fire Debris Removal

Posted on December 8, 2018

The Town of Paradise and Butte County are partnering with state and federal agencies to host community meetings for property owners to learn about the Consolidated Debris Removal Program. December 13, 2018 State Theater, 1489 Myers Street in Oroville Meetings starts at 6:30 pm December 17, 2018 Calvary Chapel Church, 1888 Springfield Drive in Chico...

Right-of-Entry (ROE) Center Opens Monday for Debris Removal Program

Posted on December 7, 2018

A Right-of-Entry (ROE) Center will open Monday, December 10 at 202 Mira Loma Drive in Oroville for property owners to hand in ROE forms and ask questions about the debris removal program. The ROE Center will be open Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Property owners may also call the ROE Center directly...

New Operating Hours at Disaster Recovery Centers Start Sunday

Posted on December 5, 2018

Starting this Sunday, December 9, the Disaster Recovery Centers will be closed on Sundays and have new hours Monday through Saturday, open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Disaster Recovery Centers in Chico and Oroville remain available for residents to connect with resources needed to recover and rebuild. Local, state, and federal agencies along with...

Residents Should Prepare for Traffic Delays as Workers Repair Roadways along Skyway

Posted on December 5, 2018

Butte County Department of Public Works anticipates controlled traffic for the next 12 days from Pentz Road to the South Pines area along Skyway in order to replace damaged guardrail destroyed by the Camp Fire. Drivers should expect delays and use caution when driving through areas where crews are working. One-way traffic control is scheduled...

Evacuation Order for South Pines Zone Lifted

Posted on December 5, 2018

On Wednesday 12/05/2018 beginning at 10:00 AM, the evacuation orders in the following zones will be lifted for residents only for 24 hours. Residents will need to show identification or proof of residency to access these areas. The restrictions for non-residents will be lifted at 10:00 AM on 12/06/2018, general access will be allowed beginning...

Town of Paradise Evacuation Orders Lifted for Zones 3, 8 and 14

Posted on December 5, 2018

As of 10:00 a.m. on 12/5/18, the evacuation orders in the following zones located within the Town of Paradise will be lifted to residents and property owners. Access for the first 24 hours, after the evacuation orders are lifted, will be restricted to only residents and property owners. Residents will be required to show identification...

Distribution Sites and Holiday Donation Considerations

Posted on December 4, 2018

Butte County continues to be amazed by the incredible kindness and generosity directed to our citizens affected by the Camp Fire. The outpouring of love, donations, time and support has been truly amazing. Distribution Sites are currently available for survivors of the Camp Fire to obtain relief supplies. These Sites are not accepting donations at...

Legal Information Clinics

Posted on December 4, 2018

Cal Northern School of Law in partnership with the Butte County Bar Association is reaching out to those affected by the devastating Camp Fire with a free legal information clinic to help with the myriad of issues they may be facing, including probate, real estate, insurance coverage, criminal defense and the like. Starting Tuesday, December...

Concow B Evacuation Order Reduced to Warning

Posted on December 4, 2018

THE FOLLOWING EVACUATION ORDER WILL BE REDUCED TO A WARNING. On, Tuesday 12/04/2018 beginning at 9:00 AM, the evacuation order in the following zone in the Concow area will be reduced to a warning for residents only for 24 hours. Residents will need to show identification or proof of residency to access these areas. The...

Changes to Evacuation Orders for Magalia and Concow Zones

Posted on December 2, 2018

The following evacuation orders will be lifted. On, Sunday 12/02/2018 beginning at 12:00 PM, the evacuation orders in the following zones in the Magalia area will be lifted for residents only for 24 hours. Residents will need to show identification or proof of residency to access these areas. The restrictions for non-residents will be lifted...

Butte County Recovery Community Meeting

Posted on December 1, 2018

Date:              Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Time:             6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location:      Southside Community Center, 2959 Lower Wyandotte Road, Oroville CA 95966 Notes:           Free Parking, First Come, First Served Butte County and the Town of Paradise are partnering with other local, state, and federal agencies to host a community meeting for fire survivors to provide an...

Residents and Business Owners  Advised to Begin Preparations Prior to Re-Entry

Posted on December 1, 2018

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office and Paradise Police Department are working to reduce risks for home and business owners when returning to their property. Multiple local, state and federal agencies, contractors and utility providers are contributing to these efforts. The Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Paradise Police Department is establishing an orderly re-entry process...

Winter Storm Warning Issued by NWS

Posted on November 30, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning from 10 pm November 30 through 10 pm December 1. 12” – 24” of snow is forecasted in areas over 4,000 feet. It may be extremely difficult or impossible to travel in mountain areas above 4,000 feet. Expect major travel delays. Chain controls may be...

Butte County Students Return to School as Camp Fire Recovery Efforts Continue

Posted on November 30, 2018

Students and educators will celebrate their return to school on Monday, December 3, after several traumatizing weeks of displacement following the catastrophic Camp Fire. Members of the media are invited to multiple press availabilities for covering this event. We recognize the impact media reporting can have in the healing process for our educational family. They...

Shelter Consolidation for Residents Impacted by Camp Fire

Posted on November 30, 2018

Butte County, in partnership with the American Red Cross, is consolidating shelter locations in the coming weeks for residents impacted by the Camp Fire in an effort to ensure the sustainability of shelter accommodations and provide reliable, quality services to evacuees. All shelter sites will transition to the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, 2357 Fair Street in...

U.S. EPA and California Department of Toxic Substances Control Begin Hazardous Waste Removal Following Camp Fire

Posted on November 30, 2018

On Monday, December 3 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with assistance from the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will begin to assess and remove household hazardous waste from burned properties in the Town of Paradise and Butte County as part of the interagency response to the Camp Fire. EPA and DTSC will...

Camp Fire Evacuees Asked to Resume Care of Animals Sheltering in Place Once Evacuation Orders Lifted

Posted on November 30, 2018

Animal rescue field groups from Butte County Animal Control (BCAC) and North Valley Animal Disaster Group (NVADG) have been providing feed and care to animals sheltering in place within the fire affected areas. These areas are still under evacuation orders. Once evacuation orders are lifted, owners returning to the area will be asked to resume...

Law Enforcement Escort Information

Posted on November 30, 2018

Due to the large number of public requests for escorts into the evacuation order areas of Paradise, Magalia and Concow, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office and Paradise Police Department have established a process to provide law enforcement escorts for critical needs. New procedures have been established to minimize confusion and provide better service to our...

Community Meeting Planned for Nov. 29 Canceled Due to Flash Flooding

Posted on November 29, 2018

The Butte County Recovery Community Meeting planned for tonight at the Pleasant Valley High School Performing Arts Center at 7pm, is canceled. Due to the extension of the Flash Flood Warning, the recent heavy rain activity, the areas currently under an evacuation orders/warnings, and the advisement of the Butte County Sheriff to stay off the...
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