400-acre fire burning in Butte County

Sep 18, 2014 5:12 PM by News Staff

Firefighters in Butte County are battling a 400-acre fire that broke out 10 miles of west of Durham Thursday afternoon.

The Nelson Fire was first reported around 2 p.m. and is burning in the Llano Seco refuge. There is no threat to structures, but people are being asked to avoid 7 Mile Road.

As of 3:40 p.m. Thursday fire officials say the blaze is 80 percent contained.


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