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UPDATE: TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - The two major fires in Tehama County both caused residents to flee their homes Saturday afternoon, now all orders are lifted and people have been able to go back home.
As of 6:53 a.m.:
The Lane Fire is 3,829 acres and 45% contained. Evacuations are lifted and forward spread has stopped.
The Stoll Fire is 75% contained at 268 acres, forward spread has stopped and some evacuee have returned home.
As of 10:36 p.m. Monday evening, the “Lane Fire” has burned a total of 3,829 acres and is 40% contained. The fire is off of Highway 36 in Paynes Creek, northeast of Red Bluff.
Firefighters issued the orders because about 200 structures were threatened, but fire officials from Cal Fire have since downgraded them to evacuation warnings.
A total of 1,140 personnel were used to tackle the blaze, Cal Fire says continued to reinforce containment lines around the fire Sunday evening and are actively trying to put out spot fires around the location.
The evacuation warnings are as followed for the “Lane Fire”:
The community of Ponderosa Sky Ranch and Paynes Creek
• South of Highway 36
• North of Plum Creek Road
• West of Little Giant Mill
• East of Paynes Creek / Plum Creek Road
All road closures are lifted and residents may return to their homes, said Cal Fire.
TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - The “Stoll Fire” has destroyed businesses and residences, near Stoll and Baker Roads, west of Redding.
The fire has burned 268 acres and is 60% contained as of Monday evening, with evacuation orders still looming for:
• Baker Road
• Paskenta Road
• Wilder Road
• Stoll Road
Numerous agencies are fighting the blaze including CAL FIRE and Red Bluff City Fire Department, Tehama County Fire, Tehama County Sheriffs, California Highway Patrol, Red Bluff Police Department, USFS, Willows Fire Department, Artois Fire Department, Orland Fire Protection District, Corning Fire Department and Hamilton Fire Department.
Forty-nine personnel are being used and the forward spread of the blaze has stopped, firefighters are making good progress, says Cal Fire.
Some evacuees have been able to return home.
The cause for both fires is still under investigation.
Evacuation centers can be found at Rolling Hills Casino in Corning (2655 Everett Freeman Way) or at the Red Bluff Community Center (1500 S Jackson St).
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