Last Updated
10/24/2022 10:43 AM
Date Started
08/29/2017 1:16 PM
Date Contained
08/30/2018 3:27 PM
Location Information
Ponderosa way and Lumpkin road, 2 miles NW of Forbestown
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE / Butte County Fire

Status Update

Situation Summary

All evacuations orders and warnings have been lifted as well as road closures. When entering the area, please be cautious of emergency equipment and personnel as they are operating in and around the area. Check the roof and exterior areas for sparks and embers as well as the attic and throughout the house for hidden burning sparks and embers.

Damages and Destruction

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities.

  • 55
    Structures Destroyed
    Residential, Commercial and Other
  • 2
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Ponderosa Fire Information Line
(530) 538-7826

Agency Information

CAL FIRE / Butte County Fire

Butte County Sheriff’s Office

Butte County Fire Department

Butte County


Bureau of Indian Affairs

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Red Cross

California Highway Patrol

US Forest Service

California Department of Parks and Recreation

PG & E

California Conservation Corps

North Valley Animal Disaster Group

Butte Medics

California Department of Transportation

South Feather Water and Power

Yuba County Sheriff

Yuba County OES and Sierra Pacific Industries.