Fire at a glance (numbers)
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Stoney, Upper Bidwell Park in Chico. CAL FIRE BTU unified in command with the City of Chico. Minimal fire behavior.
July 17, 2018 at 8:11 PM
#StoneyFire at 93% containment @CAL_FIRE @CALFIRE_ButteCo have pulled all resources #ChicoFD will continue patrolling fire area with 2 units over next several days. There may be areas still smoking but unless there are flames these are expected & not cause for concern
— Chico Fire Department (@ChicoFD) July 18, 2018
July 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM
#StoneyFire [update] at Upper Park Road, Bidwell Park (Butte County) is now 962 acres and 85% contained. https://t.co/5Q5aDTNnCg pic.twitter.com/2py9U4ir6l
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) July 17, 2018
July 14, 2018 at 9:36 PM
Firefighters continues mopping up hotspots and reinforcing fire lines.
July 14, 2018 at 8:28 AM
Minimal fire activity was observed overnight. Firefighters are starting the 3rd operational period with goal of increasing containment of the fire which is 55% contained and estimated to have burned 956 acres. Crews will work to extinguish hot spots and fortify fire lines.
July 13, 2018 at 4:33 PM
#StoneyFire [update] at Upper Park Road, Bidwell Park (Butte County) is now 700 acres and 40% contained. Evacuation orders lifted. https://t.co/5Q5aDTNnCg pic.twitter.com/lqTXIxB8JG
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018 at 2:01 PM
The #StoneyFire will continue to create localized smoke impacts while the fire remains active. Smoldering overnight may cause smoke to spread into areas downwind of Big Chico Creek Canyon. Air quality in Chico is expected to remain in the Moderate range through tomorrow.
The fire is holding at 650 acres. Now 20% contained and all evacuation orders have been lifted. Road closure for Humboldt Road remains in effect and Hwy 32 is now open with controlled traffic.
July 13, 2018 at 10:19 AM
Stoney Fire near Hwy 32 in Upper Bidwell Park is currently 650 acres and 5% contained. 30 engines, multiple hand crews and dozers, and significant air resources at scene.
July 13, 2018 at 9:24 AM
New estimate puts the Stoney Fire at 500 acres.
July 13, 2018 at 7:04 AM
Pictures of the #StoneyFire from Upper Park Road. pic.twitter.com/1LVwtX7KVm
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018 at 6:00 AM
Firefighters are in unified command with the City of Chico on the #StoneyFire burning in Upper Bidwell Park. The fire is approximately 150 acres. Significant augmentation of resources.
July 13, 2018 at 4:25 AM
Hwy 32 is closed two miles east of the City of Chico due to a grass fire. There is no estimated time of opening, A detour is not provided.
Residents along Whispering Winds and Shadowtree Lane are under a precautionary evacuation warning. No mandatory evacuations are in place at this time.
@ChicoFD on scene of a 35+ acres on south side of upper Bidwell Park. Crews can not yet access the fire with apparatus. pic.twitter.com/hHKL6drsue
— Chico Fire Department (@ChicoFD) July 13, 2018