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Upper Bidwell Park Not in Flames by Camp Fire: Chico Park Ranger

Action News Now spoke to a park ranger that oversees Upper Bidwell Park in Chico, after numerous people were concerned the park was on fire by the Camp Fire.

Posted: Nov 9, 2018 6:20 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Action News Now spoke to a park ranger that oversees Upper Bidwell Park in Chico, after numerous people were concerned the park was on fire by the Camp Fire.


James Ledonne, says the park itself never encountered flames by the Camp Fire that has grown to more than 70,000 acres.


At the moment, Chico residents cannot enter the park, due to safety precautions and the entrance is blocked by authorities.


If a person enters the park, they will face a fee penalty.


Rangers strongly suggest not to sneak in, because of the unpredictability of the Camp Fire.

Watch the video for all the details.

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