Butte County Sheriff Holds Media Briefing for Camp Fire

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea held a media briefing to answer questions about the Camp Fire around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Posted: Nov 11, 2018 2:01 PM
Updated: Nov 11, 2018 2:06 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea held a media briefing to answer questions about the Camp Fire around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Action News Now reporter Laura Eng asked questions provided by viewers on social media for Honea to answer. 

Key takeaways: 

  • There are no plans for repopulation efforts at this time as the fire is still too dangerous 

  • The fire poses no immediate threat to Chico, but he still wants residents to be prepared

  • There have been price-gouging rumors and they have passed this information along to the District Attorney's office 

  • There is currently no information on looters, but he may be able to release more tonight at the press conference

  • The wind did not drive the fire toward Berry Creek, but that could change at any moment

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