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Concow Home Destroyed, Nearby Vegetation Contained Quickly

Sunday morning a structure fire was reported at 13545 Surcease Mine Road in Concow. It quickly moved into nearby vegetation, but firefighters were able to contain it quickly.

Posted: Sep 30, 2018 4:36 PM
Updated: Oct 1, 2018 9:38 AM

CONCOW, Calif. - A fire destroyed a home and burned about a half-acre of nearby vegetation in Concow on Sunday morning. The home was in the 13000 block of Surcease Mine Road, and the incident is called the Surcease Fire.

Officials from the CAL FIRE Butte Unit said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Responders included CAL FIRE, Butte County Fire, PG&E, the California Conservation Corps, Tahoe National Forest, the Butte Creek Canyon Volunteer Company and the Cherokee Volunteer Company.

The fire was reported at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30. 

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As expected a lot more smoke has poured over the California Central Valley from the Dixie Fire, and our air quality has worsened significantly. We can expect hotter weather this weekend, and the smoke will linger, too.
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