California Home
Welcome to California - images of Golden Gate Bridge, ocean sunset, waterfall, flowers, and city skyline

CDF Homepage

Incident Homepage

Incident Information

Incident Maps


News Releases

Weather Information

Telephone Numbers

Special Notices

Related Links



Last updated: 9-12-01 at 6:30 a.m. - FINAL UPDATE
Start Date/Time: 9-6-01 at 8:21 a.m.
Administrative Unit: Butte Unit
Location: Butte County, 14 miles north of Oroville, Jarbo Gap/Yankee Hill area.
Acres Burned: 8,333
Containment: 100%
Control: Full control expected on 9-14-01 at 6 p.m.
Structures Destroyed: 36. 26 residences, 8 outbuildings, 2 commercial properties.
Threatened: N/A
Evacuations: N/A
Injuries: 22
Cause: Tree into powerline.
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, Local Government, CDC, OES, USFS
Total Fire Personnel: 1,659 (1,157 CDF)
Fire crews: 54 (45 CDF)
Engines: 87 (57 CDF)
Airtankers: N/A
Helicopters: 5 (1 CDF)
Dozers: 19 (4 CDF)
Water tenders: 23
Costs to date: $5.4 million
Incident Base Location: N/A
Major Incident Command Team: CDF Major Incident Command Team #4 in charge of fire.
Conditions: Mop-up of fire is ongoing.
Demobilization of resources ongoing....

This site was created by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) to provide current information during major CDF incidents. Check the CDF Homepage or contact the local CDF administrative unit through the CDF Contacts for additional information.

Back to Top of Page

2000 State of California. Conditions of Use | Privacy Policy