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10-Acre Fire Burning in Concow, Prompts Evacuations

Cal Fire-Butte County is responding to a 10-acre fire that is burning in the Concow area, prompting some evacuations and evacuation warnings.

Posted: Jul 10, 2018 2:20 PM
Updated: Jul 10, 2018 7:50 PM

UPDATE 4:40 p.m. – All evacuation warnings for the “Dark Fire” have been lifted, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

The 10-acre fire burned first at 5 acres and then grew 5 more near the Concow area in Butte County.

So far the fire is 25 percent contained.



UPDATE 3:07 p.m. –
Cal Fire-Butte County said evacuation orders have been downgraded to evacuation warnings for the Lower Gulch and Dark Gulch Road areas.

UPDATE –The Butte County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation order for the following areas due to the “Dark Fire” burning in Concow.

The areas are Lower Gultch Road, Rich Gulch Road, Patton Peak Road, Mortor Rock Road, and Hidden Mine Road.

Evacuation warnings have been issued for Raulson Road, Via Los Lupes, and Red Eye Road.



BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Cal Fire-Butte County is responding to a 10-acre fire that is burning in the Concow area, prompting some evacuation orders and warnings.

According to Cal Fire, the fire was reported before 1 p.m. Tuesday at the area of Red Eye Roadland Rich Gulch Road, north of Butte Valley.

Firefighters said they are making good progress on the fire, which was first reported at 5 acres, but quickly grew.

The fire is spreading a moderate rate of speed and there have been evacuation warnings set for the area of Lower Rich Gulch Road and Lower Gulch Road and an advisory warning for the Red Eye Road area.

This is a developing story check back for updates.

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