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What Feather Falls looks like now

A local pilot, Gonzalo Peewee Curiel, took flight to capture these images of Feather Falls after the Bear Fire, lso known as the North Complex Fire. He also shares these photographs of Lake Oroville and the community of Feather Falls. Check out the gallery to study the scenery.

Posted: Oct 11, 2020 9:50 AM
Updated: Oct 11, 2020 8:41 PM

FEATHER FALLS, Calif. - Airplane pilot Gonzalo Peewee Curiel was finally able to take off and fly over Feather Falls. You can see the burned terrain around the actual Falls, and other views of the community of Feather Falls, where many structures burned to the ground from the Bear Fire, part of the North Complex Fire. You can also see areas of Lake Oroville that he flew over on his way to Feather Falls and back.

Action News Now wants to thank Curiel for making these photographs available to our viewers. We have put some more photos in the gallery, and have made a video with others, so you can watch and share with others.

Aerial photography by pilot Gonzalo Peewee Curiel

Curiel says the charred landscape stretched another 25 miles to the northeast.

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We were frying on Friday around northern California and the extreme heat will continue through Father's Day. Please stay cool in this hot weather and be cautious due to our increased fire danger through the weekend.
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