Cal Fire says the Swedes Fire Southeast of Oroville grew signifigantly overnight causing evacuations. The fire that started Friday afternoon has scorched more than one thousand acres burning a home, garage, three outbuildings and several vehicles. The Red Cross shelter is set up at Church of the Nazarene at 2238 Monte Vista. Cal Fire says residents evacuating should check in at the shelter whether they require assistance or not. That will help provide residents with updated informtaion. The North Valley Animal Disaster Group has been activated. For assistance with animals contact 530-895-0000.
Evacuation Order (mandatory): Chinese Wall Road, Swedes Flat Road from Chinese Wall Raod to Oro Bangor Highway; Fox Lane to Romo Road, Nichols Ranch Road; Spring Creek Road, Cole Lane, Cornett Lane,Mission Crest Drive, Rutherford Lane; East side of Oro Bangor Highway from Swedes Flat Road to Mission Crest.
Evacuation Warning (voluntary/precautionary): Caroline Drive