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Park Fire determined to be human caused

Chico Fire Department has said the Park Fire that burned 402 acres in Upper Bidwell was human-caused.

Posted: Jul 6, 2021 12:49 PM
Updated: Jul 6, 2021 12:51 PM

CHICO, Calif.- The Chico Fire Department has determined the Park Fire was human-caused, according to the Chico Fire Department. 

Chico Fire said the fire began at Alligator Hole but the cause is still under investigation. Officials are working to determine if the fire was started intentionally or not, Chico Fire Department said. 

The Park Fire burned 402 acres in Upper Bidwell Park and was sparked on June 17. 

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