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Berry Creek Zone B and Cherokee Zone B Evacs Lifted

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News – 11/24/2018

CAMP FIRE – SOME EVACUATION ZONES HAVE BEEN LIFTED

WHEN: Saturday, November 24th, 2018 at 3:00 P.M.

WHERE: On Saturday, 11/24/18, beginning at 3:00 PM, the evacuation orders in the following zones will be lifted for residents only for the first 24 hours. Residents will need to show identification or proof of residency to access these areas. The restrictions for non-residents will be lifted at 3:00 PM on 11/25/2018.

Berry Creek Zone B -

The Berry Creek Zone B evacuation order will be lifted. Encina Grande Road at Choc Taw Road and Hwy 162 at French Creek Road/Stephens Creek Road will be open to residents for 24 hours from 11/24/2018 at 3:00 PM to 11/25/2018 at 3:00 PM at Encina Grande Road. Hwy 162 at Four Mile Ridge Road will remain closed.

Cherokee Zone B -

The Cherokee Zone B evacuation order will be lifted. All of Cherokee Road will be open to residents only from 11/24/18 at 3:00 PM to 11/25/18 at 3:00 PM. Residents can access their properties by either Hwy 70 at Cherokee Road or Table Mountain Blvd at Cherokee Road.

For an online viewer of evacuation statuses go to: https://tinyurl.com/campfireevacs. The data on this viewer is being updated as often as possible, but might not be the most current.

NOTES: Residents need to be aware that the areas being lifted have very limited services. Prior to returning home, residents are encouraged to take steps to ensure they have food, water, and fuel for their vehicles. RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO USE GENERATORS TO POWER BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES DUE TO POTENTIAL BACKFEEDING OF ELECTRICAL LINES.

SAFETY MESSAGE:

Fire and Utilities personnel are still active in the area. Please reduce speeds and drive with caution. Traffic delays should be expected. The cancellation of additional evacuation orders is being evaluated based on a variety of factors, including potential fire behavior, extreme weather, and life safety hazards.

To learn more about recovery operations visit:

https://buttecountyrecovers.org

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