Repopulation of Chester area canceled Friday morning

The Plumas County Sheriff's Office said the Chester Area cannot repopulate Friday morning.

Posted: Aug 13, 2021 8:52 AM
Updated: Aug 13, 2021 12:01 PM

PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. - The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office has canceled the repopulation of the Chester Area.

The Sheriff’s Office said it canceled the repopulation due to overnight Dixie Fire activity and is taking extreme caution.

It said there was an increase in fire activity with several spot fires in the area of Johnson’s Grade CR A13 and the Highway 36 corridor.

Chester, Lake Almanor and Prattville cannot repopulate. This includes Big Meadows, Rock Point Campground and Canyon Dam Boat Launch.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information on-air and online.

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