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CAL FIRE extinguishes escaped controlled burn in Cohasset

CAL FIRE's Butte County unit worked to extinguish an escaped controlled burn in Cohasset on Wednesday.

Posted: May 16, 2019 11:44 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - CAL FIRE's Butte County unit worked to extinguish an escaped controlled burn in Cohasset on Wednesday.

Firefighters said the fire grew to around 50 by 100 feet and affected an abandoned structure. 

Crews said despite the rain, those conducting controlled burns need to follow the rules. 

Burn permits have been required in Butte County as of May 1. Fire officials said people will be held responsible if fires escape their control. 

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