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Recovery workshop held for Ponderosa and Wall fire victims

A workshop is being held for the people who are stilling trying to recover from the Ponderosa Fire, East of Lake Oroville, that destroyed thousands of acres and destroyed 32 homes.

Posted: Feb. 1, 2018 7:22 AM
Updated: Feb. 1, 2018 12:32 PM

Nearly a half year later, people are stilling trying to recover from the Ponderosa Fire, East of Lake Oroville, that destroyed thousands of acres and destroyed 32 homes.

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A workshop is being held Thursday night at the Feather Falls Grange by the University of California Cooperative Extension and the Yankee Fire Safe Council.

Plus, 5,000 seedlings of Ponderosa Pines and Dugless Fures will be handed out to those who attend all to will help re-forest the land that burned.

There will be several speakers teaching residents how to help their land recover.

Even though this fire this was human caused, the fuel there is extremely dense and those who come to the workshop will learn how to prevent a future from spreading.

There will also be a workshop for those affected by the wall fire in two weeks at the Bangor Community Park Association Hall.

Ponderosa Fire Workshop: Grange in Bangor
February 1, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a FREE event. Dinner and refreshments will be provided.

Wall AND Cherokee Fire Workshop: 
When: February 15, 2018 / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Bangor Community Park Association Hall, 7500 Oroville Bangor Hwy, Oroville, CA 95966

This is a FREE event. Dinner and refreshments will be provided.

Removing Burned Vehicles? 
Email Brenda: BRightmyer@att.net OR Go to Development Services Department, 7 County Center Drive to get an "Abandoned Vehicle Abatement" form. This will help remove the burned vehicle at no cost to you.

Crisis Counselors are available to help you connect to resources and provide informal support.

Contact us CA Hope Hotline: 530-966-7382

Fire Recovery Line: 530-370-5302

Victims of any fires can attend these events. 

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