Cal Fire investigators shared Tuesday afternoon that the Feather Fire in Thermalito was caused by a vehicle.
Investigators said the vehicle had left the scene prior to fire crews arriving at the scene. However, with the help of Butte County Sheriff's deputies, the vehicle was located and the driver was contacted. The driver was given a citation for recklessly causing a fire and later released at his residence, according to Cal Fire officials. The Feather Fire burned 30 acres of grassland July 20 off Feather Ave. and 18th Street, and destroyed three structures