Ranch Fire in Butte County: Evacuations downgraded for parts of Concow

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Cal Fire said crews are battling a 25-acre vegetation fire in Concow.

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. — Crews stopped forward progress on a fire that sparked in Butte County Wednesday.

Cal Fire said the so-called Ranch Fire was burning in the area of Surcease Mine Road and Newsome Ranch Road in Concow. 

The blaze grew to 25 acres and is currently being held there with 20% containment, according to Cal Fire. 

Evacuation Map

An evacuation order was given by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for people living in Concow Zone 511 due to the Ranch Fire, but it has been downgraded to an evacuation warning. An evacuation map for Butte County is available below.

Wildfire Preps

If you live in a wildfire-prone zone, Cal Fire suggests creating a defensible space around your home. Defensible space is an area around a building in which vegetation and other debris are completely cleared. At least 100 feet is recommended.

The Department of Homeland Security suggests assembling an emergency kit that has important documents, N95 respirator masks, and supplies to grab with you if you’re forced to leave at a moment’s notice. The agency also suggests signing up for local warning system notifications and knowing your community’s evacuation plans best to prepare yourself and your family in cases of wildfires.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.