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30-Acre Fire Burns Near Oroville Homes

The El Medio Fire Department with the assistance of Cal Fire quickly tackled a 30-acre fire burning between Lower Wyandotte Road, Greenville Street and V-7 Roads Sunday afternoon.

Posted: Jun 24, 2018 9:24 PM
Updated: Jun 25, 2018 7:50 AM

OROVILLE, Calif. - The El Medio Fire Department with the assistance of Cal Fire quickly tackled a 30-acre fire burning between Greenville Street and Lower Wyandotte and V-7 Roads Sunday afternoon.

According to Cal Fire PIO Rick Carhart, firefighters had to save the 10-12 homes that were threatened in the area before they could fight the fire.

The dry and windy conditions added to the growing fight of the fire that burned in a drainage.

No homes were damaged nor were there any people hurt, according to Carhart.

The cause is still under investigation.

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