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Butte County Sheriff Holds Media Briefing for Camp Fire

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea held a media briefing to answer questions about the Camp Fire around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Posted: Nov 11, 2018 2:01 PM
Updated: Nov 11, 2018 2:06 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea held a media briefing to answer questions about the Camp Fire around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Action News Now reporter Laura Eng asked questions provided by viewers on social media for Honea to answer. 

Key takeaways: 

  • There are no plans for repopulation efforts at this time as the fire is still too dangerous 

  • The fire poses no immediate threat to Chico, but he still wants residents to be prepared

  • There have been price-gouging rumors and they have passed this information along to the District Attorney's office 

  • There is currently no information on looters, but he may be able to release more tonight at the press conference

  • The wind did not drive the fire toward Berry Creek, but that could change at any moment

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Some showers are expected in your Monday forecast, but will mostly be in the northern end of the valley and mountains. Scattered mountain showers linger Tuesday, then dry and warmer weather takes hold for the middle of the week. Wet weather returns next weekend.
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