Butte County - Camp Fire Information

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Camp Incident Preliminary Damage Inspection Report Summary

The following lists are compiled by damage assessment inspectors. This is not a full list, and we can not confirm the accuracy for certain properties. Butte County is releasing the list in order to provide as much information to the public as possible. We are not able to answer questions about specific properties at this time, and we appreciate your patience.

November 11, 2018 - 10:00 pm

Evacuation Orders are as follows:

  • East Bound Hwy 162/Oro Quincy Hwy at Forbestown Rd east to Mountain House Road/4 Mile Ridge Road, including the communities of Berry Creek, Brush Creek, Mountain House and Bloomer Hill.
  • Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon, and Butte Valley
  • Powellton zone
  • Lovelock zone
  • Humbug zone
  • Stirling zone, Stirling City and Inskip
  • North Coutelenc zone
  • North Fir Haven zone
  • Nimshew zone
  • Carnegie/Colter zone
  • South Firhaven zone
  • South Coutelenc zone
  • North Pines zone
  • South Pines zone
  • Old Magalia zone
  • Lower Pentz zone
  • Morgan Ridge zone
  • Lower Clark zone
  • Highway 32 at Nopel South all the way to Chico city limits
  • Butte Creek Road
  • Centerville Road
  • Concow
  • Pulga
  • Yankee Hill
  • Skyway from lower Paradise to the Chico city limits
  • Morgan ridge
  • Highway 70 from Pulga to West branch feather river bridge
  • All of Clark Road and all of pentz road, south to highway 70, everything west to highway 99 and south to highway 149 including all of Butte Valley
  • Shippee Road from Highway 149 to Highway 99,
  • Cherokee Road to Highway 70 to Lake Oroville south to Table Mountain Blvd.

Evacuation Warnings are as follows:

  • Highway 162 to Highway 99 to Highway 149 to 70. (*With Exception of Shippee Road from Highway 149 to Highway 99)
  • Nopel Road at Highway 32, north to the County line
  • Highway 99 east to Highway 70 from Highway 162 north to Highway 149

Open Evacuation Shelters:

Animal Shelters

The small animal shelter at Chico Municipal Airport and the large animal shelter at Butte County Fairgrounds will close for the night at 9 p.m., and reopen at 7 a.m., Sunday.

Animal Shelters When evacuating, take your animals with you. Make sure to bring water, food, bedding, and any containment devices necessary. Small animals can be taken to the

Large Animal Shelter:

  • Large animals evacuated due to the Camp Fire can be taken to the Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E Hazel St, Gridley, CA 95948.
  • If you are unable to take large animals, leave them in open pastures and leave food out. DO NOT lock them up in a barn. ‬‬‬‬

Small Animal Shelter: 

  • FULL - Old County Hospital (2279 Del Oro and Mono, Suite E, Oroville, CA)
  • Chico Municipal Airport (150 Airpark Blvd, Chico, CA 95973)

Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds

  • Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds (442 Franklin Ave in Yuba City) is accepting animals for those traveling south/evacuating from the Berry Creek, Brush Creek, Mountain House and Bloomer Hill communities. (accepting pets 24-7)

Finding Pets

Contact North Valley Animal Disaster Group at 530.895.0000 to report lost pets.

Finding Loved Ones

We encourage residents to check http://safeandwell.org, and to check with family and friends.

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has established a Missing Persons Call Center to provide and receive information about persons that are currently missing as a result of the Camp Fire. The call center will be staffed from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. You are urged to call even if you have already reported a friend or family member missing so that detectives can advise you on the status of the case. If you have located a missing person that you previously reported, please call to report that as well.

Missing Person Call Center Phone Numbers:

  • 530.538.6570
  • 530.538.7544
  • 530.538.7671

Non-Emergency Medical Assistance

  • If you are impacted by the Camp Fire, Anthem Blue Cross partnered with LiveHealth Online to help you see a doctor 24/7 for non-emergency conditions through live video from a smartphone, tablet or computer at no cost through November 18, 2018.
  • Doctors can send prescriptions directly to your pharmacy if needed.
  • Sign up at www.livehealthonline.com or download the free LiveHealth Online mobile app and select Help for Wildfires Medical to see a doctor.
  • Clinic: With Enloe Medical Center’s help we have set up a clinic for minor medical care. The clinic will be open Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Mission Ranch Primary Care (114 Mission Ranch Blvd #10, Chico). The clinic is for evacuees, especially those needing medical refills.
  • Shalom Free Clinic (1010 Mangrove, Chico) will also be open Sunday from 1-4 p.m. to provide non-emergency medical care.


  • Monetary Donations
  • Donations can be made through the North Valley Community Foundation at: https://www.nvcf.org/
  • The Butte County Office of Education created the Schools Fire Relief Fund to provide a one-stop location where individuals or organizations could provide support directly to schools in Butte County. Donors can either specify a specific district or use (textbooks, clothes, etc.) for the funds or make an open donation. That fund is available at: https://www.nvcf.org/fund/butte-county-schools-fire-relief-fund/ 
  • Donated supplies should be dropped off at the Oroville Municipal Auditorium (1200 Myers Street, Oroville). Needed items include:
  • Visa giftcards
  • Warm clothes
  • Shoes (sizes 10-11 for men, and 8-9 for women, preferably new)
  • Paper products (toilet paper, forks, spoons, paper plates, paper towlels)
  • Women's undergarments

To facilitate the donations being provided in a timely manner, this location is asking for new clothes only.

Supplies for Evacuees

People in need of clothing and supplies can go to the Hope Center (1950 Kitrick Ave A, Oroville, CA 95966) to pick up needed items. Beginning Tuesday, November 13, the location to pick up supplies will move to the Oroville Municipal Auditorium (1200 Myers Street, Oroville). Individuals will be able to access clothing, pet goods, and small appliances from 8:00 am-5:00 pm.


Work Space for Businesses

Chico Start is offering office space for businesses displaced by the fire needing a temporary space to work. Chico Start has phones, WiFi, desks, phone booths, in the coworking space. To make arrangements, Contact Tim at tim@chicostart.com or 530.924.5070.

Water Boil Advisories:

There are boil water advisories in place for customers of the following water districts/systems:

  • Paradise Irrigation District
  • Del Oro Water Company
  • Big Bend Mobile Home Park
  • Gran Mutual Water Company
  • Blue Oak Terrace Mutual Water System.

These customers are advised to use boiled tap water or bottled water for drinking, brushing teeth & cooking purposes as a safety precaution. Instructions: Boil all water for 1 min (rolling boil) & let water cool before drinking. Use boiled or bottled water for drinking.

Mail Service Disruption

Due to the Camp Fire the following Post Offices are closed due to mandatory evacuations:

  • Magalia, 14146 Skyway, CA 95954-9998
  • Stirling City, 16939 Skyway, CA 95978-9998
  • Paradise, 6469 Clark Rd, CA 95969-9998
  • Forest Ranch, 15517 Nopel Ave, CA 95942-9998

Customers may pick up their mail at the following alternate location. Chico Midtown (Hours: M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.), 141 W 5th Street, CA 95928. This information can be found at the United States Postal Service website.