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CAL FIRE: Crews battle vegetation fire off Openshaw road

Firefighters are at the scene of a vegetation fire off Openshaw road and Highway 149.

Posted: Oct 4, 2019 12:52 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Firefighters are at the scene of a vegetation fire off Openshaw road and Highway 149, CAL FIRE is calling this the 70 Fire.

Forward progress has been stopped, however, crews will remain on scene mopping up. There are no traffic issues on Highway 149 at the time.

CAL FIRE said they estimated the fire to be 5 acres by air attack.

Chico
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Hi: 98° Lo: 60°
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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Hi: 98° Lo: 64°
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Thankfully, the wind is cooperating much better today in northern California. Our weather is still quite hot for this time of year and very dry. There is plenty of haze and smoke from the Fawn Fire overhead, and it isn't leaving yet.
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