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Thursday, July 30, 2015

CA-BTU Swedes Fire Vegetation Fire Butte County

Swedes Fire - CA-BTU Swedes Fire - Vegetation Fire Butte County

Original fire contained at 5 acres. Spot fire across lines blew up to 100 acres in about 30 minutes.





Updates: 
08/02/2015 0900: 400 acres, 90% contained. Suppression repair continues. Fire has transitioned to a Type 3 IC organization.
08/02/2015 0900: 400 acres, 90% contained. Suppression repair continues.
08/01/2015 0900: 400 acres, 80% contained.
07/31/2015 1930: 400 acres, 80% contained.
07/30/2015 0900: 400 acres, 60% contained. Mop up and patrol continues. demob of excess personnel and equipment is under way.
07/30/2015 0900: 550 acres, 45% contained. Fire spread continues to move to the north to Swedes Flat Road and east toward Stony Oaks Loop. Structure threat remains.

Location: Swedes Flat Road and Stoney Oak Loop area, Bangor
IA Acres: 100
IA ROS: Moderate
IA ROC: Original fire contained at 5 acres. Spot fire established and took off blowing up to 100 acres in about 30 minutes.
Structure threat: 

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