Par, Oroville

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  • Incident Name: Par, Oroville
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: CAL FIRE BTU
  • Size (acres): 191
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 4, 2018
  • Personnel: 60+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Par, Par 4 Way near the Oroville Airport in Butte County. Rapid rate of spread, structures are threatened.

July 4, 2018 at 6:33 PM

The fire is now fully contained.

July 4, 2018 at 4:33 PM

Mapped by air at 190 acres. 50 percent containment. Crews working to finish up containment lines and general mop up.

July 4, 2018 at 4:24 PM

Oro Dam Blvd is now open. No road closures. All structure threats have been mitigated.

July 4, 2018 at 3:40 PM

The forward rate of spread has been stopped, with the threat to the Thermalito Power Plant and structures mitigated.

July 4, 2018 at 3:18 PM

July 4, 2018 at 3:08 PM

Air Attack 230 is returning to Grass Valley, Helicopter 514 will leave shortly. The fire is looking good, mop-up operations will continue for several hours.

July 4, 2018 at 3:02 PM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

July 4, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Par Air Attack is releasing Tanker 89 back to Grass Valley.

July 4, 2018 at 2:36 PM

Latest estimate puts the fire at 100 acres, some structures remain threatened as well as the Thermalito Power Plant.

July 4, 2018 at 2:27 PM

Tanker 88 is being released form the fire, good progress being made on the ground.

Tanker 88 is over the Par Fire, about to dropping retardant on the left flank.

July 4, 2018 at 2:08 PM

CHP setting up traffic control at Hwy 162 / Par Four Way.

July 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Fire has spotted across Oro Dam Blvd about 5 acres. Oro Dam is closed west of Par Four.

July 4, 2018 at 1:42 PM

Air Attack is over the fire, Helicopter 514 is starting bucket drops.

July 4, 2018 at 1:26 PM

Firefighters are at scene of a fire near the Oroville Airport off Par 4 Way. First responders report 20-30 acres with immediate structure threat.