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  70 Fire - FINAL UPDATE


Last updated: 10-26-01 at 6 p.m. - FINAL UPDATE
Start Date/Time: 10-24 70 Fire -01 at 5 a.m.
Administrative Unit: Butte Unit
Location: 25 miles north of Oroville, along Highway 70
Acres Burned: 1,711
Containment: 100%
Control: Expected 10-29-01 at 6 p.m.
Structures Destroyed: 0
Threatened: 0
Evacuations: 0
Injuries: 6
Cause: Arson
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, Local Government, USFS, BLM, OES
Total Fire Personnel: 1,423 (1,293 CDF)
Fire crews: 48
Engines: 95
Airtankers: 0
Helicopters: 3
Dozers: 12
Water tenders: 15
Costs to date: $2.3 million
Incident Base Location: N/A
Major Incident Command Team: #1 is managing this incident.
Conditions: Mop-up ongoing
Demobilization of crews and equipment ongoing
During the day shift on 10-25-01 there was a shelter deployment by seven firefighters however no injuries were sustained.
See News Release section of this site.

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