The Butte County sheriff’s office (BCSO) has issued an evacuation warning for the Pulga and East Concow areas due to the raging blaze. The fire broke out above Cresta Dam off Highway 70. The fire had initially burned only two acres of vegetation before airtankers dropped at least 7,000 gallons of retardant. A helicopter was also used to drop water from Feather river to contain the fire.
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is issuing an EVACUATION WARNING for the Pulga and East Concow areas due t… https://t.co/vTgULcsdgX
— Butte County Sheriff (@ButteSheriff) 1626279628000
“The fire is still around 1200 acres, is burning completely in Plumas County away from any populated areas in Butte County. Aircraft are flying the fire including the DC-10,” the Butte County fire department informed in a tweet. Crews worked throughout the night to slow the spread.