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Bangor, Oro-Bangor Hwy and Sweedes Flat in Butte County. Multiple starts, road closures in effect.

September 23, 2016 at 10:34 AM

The Bangor Fire is 100% contained. Crews will continue to work in the area. Please drive cautiously on Oro Bangor Hwy. All road closures have been lifted.

September 22, 2016 at 4:34 PM

Evacuation Warnings have been lifted. Residents traveling on Oro Bangor Hwy are urged to drive with caution as fire crews work near the roadway.

September 22, 2016 at 2:14 PM

Bangor FIre from the air. Photo Butte County/CAL FIRE
Bangor FIre from the air. Photo Butte County/CAL FIRE

IC is starting to release some of the air resources. The fire is estimated at 130 acres, forward progress is stopped.

September 22, 2016 at 1:31 PM

Hard closure of Oro-Bangor Road until 6pm, only residents with IS will be allowed through.

September 22, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Some spotting is occurring on the fire, retardant lines are holding the 3 main fires.

September 22, 2016 at 1:14 PM

Good progress on all 3 fires, forward progress has been stopped.

September 22, 2016 at 1:06 PM

Evacuation of Spring Creek Road in progress.

September 22, 2016 at 1:01 PM

The smaller fires have merged together, working on 3 fires now. Additional resources requested. Total of 50 acres.

September 22, 2016 at 12:31 PM

Butte County-CAL FIRE photo
Butte County-CAL FIRE photo

Per Butte County Fire: Responding to vegetation fire in the area of Oro Bangor Hwy x Swedes Flat. Multiple fires in the area.

September 22, 2016 at 11:56 AM

Tahoe National Forest Helicopter 514 is responding to the Bangor Fire.

September 22, 2016 at 11:46 AM

Report of a vegetation fire in Butte County Oro Bangor Hwy and Miners Ranch Road. Butte County/ CAL FIRE responding, with additional units from CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer en route.