Lake Oroville News

9/19/2020 3:00:31 PM
San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com
The big Bay Area complex fires are nearly completely contained, but wildfires continue to burn throughout the state with the largest and fifth largest in state history in Northern California ...

9/19/2020 10:19:02 AM
Sacramento Bee on MSN.com
The Bear Fire looked like it would behave itself. It had been burning for three weeks in the Plumas National Forest, the result of a mid-August lightning strike, but hadn’t done any lethal damage. It ...

9/18/2020 6:31:00 PM
Action News Now
The frontline battle on the Bear Fire continues today in areas north of Forbestown and Clipper Mills as Cal Fire works to access steep and rocky terrain.

9/18/2020 3:30:00 PM
YAHOO!
Some of the 15 victims tried to hide and others were unable to outrun the flames in one of the deadliest and most expansive blazes in California history.

9/18/2020 7:17:04 AM
Sacramento Bee on MSN.com
The Bear Fire looked like it would behave itself. It had been burning for three weeks in the Plumas National Forest, the result of a mid-August lightning strike, but hadn’t done any lethal damage. It ...

9/18/2020 4:00:00 AM
San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com
A small firehouse in rural Butte County became a field hospital last week, the latest marker of how horrific wildfires have become in California.

9/17/2020 6:20:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - The Bear Fire burned a significant portion of Lake Oroville's shoreline but damage along the lake was sparse. It will remain closed until evacuation orders along all parts of the ...

9/17/2020 5:36:00 PM
Oroville Mecury-Register
OROVILLE — The California State Parks, in conjunction with Cal Fire, announced Wednesday the closure of all areas of the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. However houseboat owners will be allowed ...

9/16/2020 3:07:00 PM
Action News Now
Portions of Lake Oroville State Recreation Area remain closed to the public due to the Bear Fire. However, houseboat owners will be given limited access to inspect their boats.

9/16/2020 10:02:45 AM
National Geographic news on MSN.com
Climate change, misguided fire suppression, population boom—the current wildfire crisis has been building for decades, and crews are now fighting in unprecedented conditions.

9/16/2020 10:02:45 AM
National Geographic on MSN.com
Climate change, misguided fire suppression, population boom—the current wildfire crisis has been building for decades, and crews are now fighting in unprecedented conditions.

9/15/2020 10:39:44 PM
San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com
The Chronicle’s Fire Updates page documents the latest events in wildfires across the Bay Area and the state of California. The Chronicle’s Fire Map and Tracker provides updates on fires burning ...

9/15/2020 4:01:00 PM
SFGate
The death toll in the North Complex Fire east of Chico rose to 15 Monday night, with crews finding the remains of another victim in the rubble. At the daily briefing, Mary Sakuma, Butte County ...

9/15/2020 3:27:52 PM
San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com
Light overnight breezes off the Pacific started to push smoke east, but it could be the end of the week before the Bay Area can breathe a bit easier.

9/15/2020 9:36:00 AM
Sacramento Bee
The deadly North Complex of wildfires continues to burn in Northern California, but fire officials said gusty winds that were forecast to impact the fire zone Monday ultimately did not develop, ...

9/14/2020 11:09:57 AM
Sacramento Bee on MSN.com
The West Zone of the complex — which had previously been referred to as the Bear Fire — has killed at least 15 people as it ripped through communities north and northeast of Lake Oroville, including ...

9/13/2020 9:56:00 PM
CNBC
The historic fires have burned millions of acres and decimated homes in California, Oregon and Washington State, as officials brace for more fatalities and evacuations.

9/13/2020 7:14:00 PM
CBS Boston / WBZ
Search teams have recovered the remains of two new fire victims, raising the death toll in the North Complex West Zone blaze to 14, authorities announced Sunday night.

9/13/2020 6:22:00 PM
Forbes
Trump’s critics have alleged he doesn’t remark often on the wildfires, while others have taken aim at his advocacy for ‘forest management’ ...

9/13/2020 12:21:00 PM
Action News Now
A person who was organizing a benefit for Bear Fire survivors was threatened over social media. A Willows man has since been arrested in relation to the felony threats.

9/12/2020 8:30:00 PM
CBS Boston / WBZ
The death toll of the massive North Complex West Zone fire grew to 12 on Saturday as search teams recovered remains of three new victims among the ruins left behind by the wall of flames that has ...

9/12/2020 4:59:00 PM
Action News Now
The Lake Oroville State Recreation Area is being hit hard by the Bear Fire, also known as the North Complex West Zone. Here is what we know.

9/11/2020 9:50:00 PM
USA Today on MSN.com
California's governor passed a bill Friday that will give prisoners battling the state's massive wildfires a chance to avoid a different battle after their release: That of finding a job.

9/11/2020 9:13:13 PM
KFMB San Diego on MSN.com
Gov. Newsom signed a bill at the conclusion of his press conference on Friday amidst the smokey Lake Oroville State Recreation Area in northern California, allowing inmate firefighters to seek ...

9/11/2020 8:16:00 PM
KXTV
The North Complex Fires, which includes the fire formerly known as the Bear Fire, has burned more than 250,000 acres in Butte, Yuba, and Plumas counties.

9/11/2020 7:54:10 PM
San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com
The Creek Fire, burning along the San Joaquin River in Fresno and Madera counties, had grown to more than 175,000 acres Friday. Five of the 20 largest wildfires in the state’s history have burned in ...

9/11/2020 6:29:00 PM
Yahoo! News
A fox pauses amid burned brush in the forest in the aftermath of the Bear fire in Berry Creek. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times) Lake Oroville still lay shrouded in a dense layer of smoke. In the ...

9/11/2020 4:21:00 PM
Mercury News
Thousands of people remain under evacuation warnings or orders, and at least 16 people are still unaccounted, after the Bear Fire — now known as the North Complex West Zone Fire — burned rapidly ...

9/11/2020 2:06:00 AM
New York Times
Looking over Lake Oroville after the Bear Fire, part of the North Complex Fire in Oroville, Calif., burned through on Wednesday.Credit...Max Whittaker for The New York Times Supported by By Thomas ...

9/10/2020 10:08:02 AM
Reno Gazette-Journal on MSN.com
Containment of the North Complex Fire continues to shrink as the fire jumped to the south and west sides of Lake Oroville Wednesday night. Containment is down to 24 percent as the fire crept up to 252 ...

9/9/2020 10:49:00 PM
The Tribune
A Cal Fire vehicle drives through burning vegetation near Lake Oroville as wildfires rage across California, US, on September 9, 2020. — Reuters Social media was filled with photos of the ...

9/9/2020 5:56:00 PM
WSB Radio
The fire jumped the middle fork of the Feather River on Tuesday and, driven by 45 mph (72 km/h) winds, leapt into a canopy of pines and burned all the way to Lake Oroville — about 25 miles (40 ...

9/9/2020 2:57:00 PM
New York Times
Local authorities urged middle-of-the-night evacuations around Lake Oroville, Calif., Tuesday night as the Bear Fire grew at an astonishing rate of a thousand acres every half-hour.Credit ...

9/9/2020 2:15:00 PM
KCRA
THIS IS VIDEO OF FLAMES FROM WHAT IS NOW BEING CALLED THE BEAR FIRE. THIS WAS CAPTURED IN LAKE OROVILLE. THESE FLAMES STARTED WHEN WINDS PICKED UP YESTERDAY AS PART OF THE NORTH COMPLEX LIGHTNING ...

9/9/2020 12:35:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
A historic series of fires continued to pummel California overnight, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate as dry brush and strong winds fueled dozens of major blazes statewide. Some 20,000 ...

9/9/2020 7:40:00 AM
East Bay Times
Areas under evacuation order include: Cherokee Road at Highway 70, south to Thompson Flat Cemetery Road and all areas east to Lake Oroville, the communities of Kelly Ridge and Copley Acres ...

9/9/2020 7:39:00 AM
Mercury News
Areas under evacuation order include: Cherokee Road at Highway 70, south to Thompson Flat Cemetery Road and all areas east to Lake Oroville, the communities of Kelly Ridge and Copley Acres ...

9/9/2020 1:28:00 AM
KCRA
THIS IS VIDEO OF FLAMES FROM WHAT IS NOW BEING CALLED THE BEAR FIRE. THIS WAS CAPTURED IN LAKE OROVILLE. THESE FLAMES STARTED WHEN WINDS PICKED UP YESTERDAY AS PART OF THE NORTH COMPLEX LIGHTNING ...

9/8/2020 7:57:00 PM
Sacramento Bee
The injuries came as wind-driven flames of more than two dozen major fires chewed through bone-dry California after a scorching Labor Day weekend that saw a dramatic airlift of more than 200. Rescue ...

9/8/2020 1:05:31 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record on MSN.com
The Butte County Sheriff's Office has issued an evacuation order for the Berry Creek, Brush Creek, Forbestown, Clipper Mills and Feather Falls areas as of 3:38 p.m. Tuesday. The order has been issued ...







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