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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Avacado, Bangor
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: BTU
  • Size (acres): 136
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 2, 2020
  • Personnel: 110
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Avacado, Avacado Road near Oro-Bangor Hwy in Butte County.

July 3, 2020 at 8:11 PM

July 1, 2020 at 8:32 AM

Crews worked throughout the night and made great progress. Crews are conducting mop-up operations.

June 30, 2020 at 8:08 PM

CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire update: The fire was first reported within the CAL FIRE/Oroville Command Center monitoring the Alert Wildfire Cameras. A second report from Pike County Look Out helped with determining the exact location. Firefighters arrived at scene and initially reported 15 acres. The fire began to grow and create spot fires ahead of the main fire. The request for additional resources was made. The extra aircraft and ground forces were able to slow the forward progress of the fire within a couple of hours of initial report. Firefighters will remain at scene overnight and through out the day tomorrow working on containment and full control.

June 30, 2020 at 5:28 PM

Evacuation warnings lifted.

June 30, 2020 at 4:31 PM

Avacado IC is canceling the Feather River hotshot crew.

June 30, 2020 at 4:20 PM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped, evacuations remain in place.

June 30, 2020 at 4:13 PM

Forward progress of the fire is slowing, now 10% contained.

June 30, 2020 at 4:03 PM

Avacado IC reports the fire is holding at approximately 75-100 acres. Both Large Air Tankers (LATs) have been diverted to a fire in Napa County near the 3000 block of Chiles Pope Valley Road, in Pope Valley.

June 30, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Tanker 160 will be over the fire at 4:15 pm.

June 30, 2020 at 3:54 PM

Callers reporting people and livestock on a property on Avacado, unsure if they evacuated.

June 30, 2020 at 3:44 PM

Feather River Hotshots en route to the fire.

June 30, 2020 at 3:42 PM

Avacado Road is now under an evacuation order. Additional dozer to report to the fire now.

June 30, 2020 at 3:40 PM

Avacado IC is requesting an evacuation warning for the area.

June 30, 2020 at 3:38 PM

Short range spotting reported in heavy fuels.

June 30, 2020 at 3:29 PM

Search and Rescue to report to the fire.

June 30, 2020 at 3:26 PM

The fire is now estimated at 60 acres. Plume is widely visible in Yuba and Nevada counties.

June 30, 2020 at 3:14 PM

BCSO en route to the area for road closures and traffic control. Medic units has been requested to respond as well.

June 30, 2020 at 3:09 PM

Augmented dispatch to the fire, 5 additional engines, one more tanker for a total of 4. The fire is estimated at 30-40 acres and burning onto heavier fuels.

June 30, 2020 at 2:59 PM

Structures are now threatened, additional ground and air resources on order. Fire is burning in grass and oak woodlands at a moderate rate of spread.

June 30, 2020 at 2:51 PM

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The fire near Bangor is the Avacado incident, off Avacado near Oro-Bangor Hwy. Air Attack and one tanker are overhead.

June 30, 2020 at 2:43 PM

Reported vegetation fire near in the Bangor. Units en route. Also a smoke report from Oregon Peak. NEU units en route to the fire to assist Butte County.