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Oroville home saved after man warned of vegetation fire

The Feather Fire burned two and a half acres in Oroville Saturday afternoon.

Posted: Aug 3, 2019 2:01 PM
Updated: Aug 4, 2019 10:22 PM

UPDATE 4:07 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 - The vegetation fire in Oroville is 100 percent contained at 2 1/2 acres. It is called the Feather Fire. It was burning on Ophir Road just east of Lincoln Boulevard.

UPDATE 3:47 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 - Reporter Laura Eng was at the scene of the vegetation fire. She said the vegetation fire jumped over a home that was saved due to a quick warning to the homeowner, who was able to grab a hose and protect his property.

We have Laura Eng's Facebook live from the scene of the fire embedded in this article. For the latest you can watch our newscasts at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

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OROVILLE, Calif. - The Oroville Fire Department is working on the containment of a vegetation fire near Ophir Road and Lincoln Boulevard in Oroville. We have a reporter on the way to the scene and we will provide more information as soon as we are able.

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