BREAKING NEWS PG&E decreases number of counties for potential Wednesday blackouts Full Story

Forbestown fire east of Oroville

A 58-acre vegetation fire broke out Friday morning off of Hurleton Swedes Flat Road and Jernigan Way.

Posted: Sep 6, 2019 5:23 PM
Updated: Sep 6, 2019 5:23 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - A 58 acre vegetation fire broke out Friday morning off of Hurleton Swedes Flat Road and Jernigan Way.

Cal Fire got the call around 10:30 this morning and sent out two tankers and a helicopter to stop the fire from spreading.

It's a pretty remote area and ground crews had to hike to get in.

There are not a lot of homes in this area so Cal fire said there are no evacuations at this time.

The fire is 50% contained.

Article Comments

Chico
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 72°
Oroville
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 70°
Paradise
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 72°
Chester
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
Red Bluff
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 73°
Willows
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 72°
Getting windy tonight with high fire danger and wind gusts up to 55 mph on Wednesday. We stay cool in the 60s through the week.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events