Estimated 496 acres contained
Active for 6 days
|Last Updated||09/13/19 7:59 PM|
|Date Started||09/07/19 3:06 PM|
|Date Extinguished||09/13/19 7:00PM|
|Location Information||Swedes Flat Road and Oro Bangor Highway, east of Oroville|
|Administrative Unit||CAL FIRE Butte County Fire|
Fire line personnel have reached 100% containment on the Swedes Fire. All firefighters have been released from the incident. The fire will remain in patrol status for the next few days, being checked daily for smoke and hot spots. Fire suppression repair continues as well, so we ask that residents and others be careful when traveling in the area, as heavy equipment will be on the roadways.
Damages and Losses
Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities
Cooperators & Personnel
CAL FIRE often partners with other agencies during extended emergency incidents.
CAL FIRE Butte County Fire
CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 11 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 14 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and nine helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.