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Evacuation, Shelter, Maps And Information Resources For The Camp Wildfire

Noah Berger / AP Photo

Medical personnel evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns while the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California.

Noah Berger / AP Photo

Tuesday a fast-moving Camp wildfire surged through Butte County, destroying much of the town of Paradise and forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate. At least 42 people have died in the fire.

We're assembling information on evacuations, shelters and resources to follow the fire here.

For the latest information on this fire, including evacuation order and shelter information, visit the Butte County Sheriff's Twitter page or call the Cal Fire public information line at 530-538-7826.

Evacuation information

Butte County Evacuation Zones

Click here for the full map of evacuation zones.

Cal Fire Evacuation Map

Click here for the full Cal Fire evacuation map.

Evacuation orders have been issued for the following areas as of 7 a.m. Tuesday:

  • New Nov. 10: 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
  • Butte Creek Road
  • Centerville Road
  • Concow
  • Pulga
  • Yankee Hill
  • Skyway from lower Paradise to the Chico city limits
  • Morgan ridge
  • Highway 32 at Nopel south all the way to Chico city limit
  • 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.

The following evacuation warnings were in place as of 7 a.m. Tuesday:

  • Highway 162 to Highway 99 to Highway 149 to Highway 70 (with the exception of Shippee Road from Highway 149 to Highway 99)
  • Nopel Road at Highway 32, north to the County line
  • LIFTED Monday, Nov. 12: Highway 99 east to Highway 70, from Highway 162 north to Highway 149
Here are the current evacuation centers:

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
  • Large animal shelter: Butte County Fair Grounds 199 E Hazel Street, Gridley, CA
  • When evacuating, take your animals with you. Make sure to bring water, food, bedding, and any containment devices necessary.

The Cal Fire information hotline is 530-538-7826An Emergency Volunteer Center is open at Caring Choices (1398 Ridgewood in Chico). People interested in volunteering can go there or call 530-899-3873.

People looking for loved ones are encouraged to check safeandwell.org , and check with family and friends.

The Butte County Sheriff's Department has opened a Call Center for locating missing persons, staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the following numbers:

(530) 538-6570
(530) 538-7544
(530) 538-7671

Hope Center in Oroville (1950 Kitrick Ave Ste. A) taking donations 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. Needs: warm clothes, shoes, socks, coats (primarily for elderly residents).


Perimeter and damage maps

Cal Fire Perimeter Map

Cal Fire Damage Assessment Map

How to get updates on the Camp Fire:

Here’s how you can get the latest updates on the Camp Fire from officials and media using social media on your smartphone or computer:

Monitor this Twitter list we’ve assembled of a variety of regional agencies, media organizations, and their staffs. Use caution when getting information from social media. Tweets and posts may not be accurate. (Have a suggested addition to this list? Tweet us at @capradionews)

You can also monitor the hashtag #CampFire across social media.

The main Twitter accounts that are sharing emergency updates can be found below:


The Cal Fire information hotline is 530-538-7826.

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