Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Nimshew, Nimshew Rd near Centerville Rd., Magalia in Butte County. Road closures in effect.

September 26, 2018 at 9:53 AM

Containment is up to 90%, full containment expected later today.

September 25, 2018 at 7:55 AM

All evacuation warnings have been lifted.

September 24, 2018 at 2:06 PM

PG&E crews restoring power to remaining customers after firefighters battling #NimshewFire in Butte Creek Canyon give the OK to restore.

September 24, 2018 at 12:35 PM

Forward progress of fire is stopped. Crews are working towards full containment. Evacuation warning is still in effect.

September 24, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Better mapping puts the fire at 33 acres now.

September 24, 2018 at 6:56 AM

Multiple reports of a wildfire in the upper Butte Creek Canyon area. Firefighters working towards containment but are challenged the steep terrain and winds that are slowing progress.

An additional 20 State Engines are mobilizing to assist in containing the fire.

Firefighting Aircraft is staffed at first light.

Evacuations: Evacuation Warning in affect for Nimshew Rd area between Centerville Rd and the dead end.

Road Closures: Centerville Rd between Nimshew Rd and Honey Run Rd