Swedes Fire Incident

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496 Acres


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Active for 6 days  

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1 County


Last Updated09/13/19 7:59 PM
Date Started09/07/19 3:06 PM
Date Contained09/13/19 7:00PM
Location InformationSwedes Flat Road and Oro Bangor Highway, east of Oroville
Lat/Long[39.45296, -121.412619]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Butte County Fire
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

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

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0 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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2 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

Contact Information

Information Line
(530) 538-7826

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Butte County Fire

Resources Assigned

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, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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0 Helicopters

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0 Engines

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2 Dozers

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6 Water Tenders

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16 Personnel

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0 Crews