South Fire Contained in SPI Timberlands East of Lake Oroville

The South Fire started east of Lake Oroville on SPI timber lands off of Lumpkin Road late Sunday afternoon, Sept. 23, 2018. Keep checking here for new details about this fire burning in rural eastern Butte County.

Posted: Sep 23, 2018 6:04 PM
Updated: Sep 24, 2018 11:41 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A full wildland fire response has been dispatched to an area of eastern Butte County off of Lumpkin Road, near Lumpkin Ridge and the "F" lines near the south fork of the Feather River.

This area lies east of Lake Oroville and is in the area of Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) timber property.

Engines and an aerial attack were on their way to the scene at 4:50 p.m. on Sunday. After that more air tankers were called in.

Action News Now has a reporter on the way to the scene. Keep checking here for new information about this new wildfire in Butte County.

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