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Potters Fire northeast of Oroville is 50% contained

The Potters Fire located on Potters Ravine Dr. and Oregon Gulch Rd., northeast of Oroville is now 1,012 acres and 50% contained, as of Thursday morning.

Posted: Aug 17, 2020 1:04 PM
Updated: Aug 24, 2020 8:45 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - The Potters Fire located on Potters Ravine Dr. and Oregon Gulch Rd., northeast of Oroville is now 927 acres and 95% contained, as of Monday evening. Crews say this fire is not expected to grow or impact residents.

All evacuation warnings were lifted for the Potters Fire on Aug. 19, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

Potters Fire on Tuesday, Aug. 18. (Action News Now photo)

View of Potters Fire, Tuesday, Aug. 18. (Action News Now photo).

Courtesy: Wacy Barbour, taken Aug. 17 near the Oroville Dam spillway

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Cal Fire officials held a briefing regarding the Butte Lightning Complex and the Potters Fire incident. Watch the full briefing in the video player below: 

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Stronger winds are prompting a Wind Advisory in the valley today, and driving elevated fire danger for your Tuesday. We'll also have the chance for showers and thunderstorms in the Sierra and foothills. A big warming trend is ahead in your extended forecast.
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