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John M

climber
Nov 8, 2018 - 04:30pm PT
Butte county sheriff just reported that there are reports of casualties. They have not confirmed it yet. There are a lot of retirees in Paradise. I looked at moving there a few years ago. My family has friends there.

Does anyone know of a live feed of the fire?
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Nov 8, 2018 - 04:41pm PT
John try KRCR News TV
http://krcrtv.com/

or KHSL News TV
http://www.actionnewsnow.com/home/

Best wishes to your friends up there hope they got out OK.
Tad
John M

climber
Nov 8, 2018 - 04:45pm PT
watching kRCR.. I was hoping to find a live copter feed.

T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Nov 8, 2018 - 04:47pm PT
I have not seen a copter feed all day,
our TV station don't fly em. ;)
John M

climber
Nov 8, 2018 - 04:48pm PT
I'm very surprised that Sacramento doesn't appear to have sent a copter. I checked a number of sacramento tv stations and can't find one.

getting dark.. so I will look tomorrow.

I knew that little redding doesn't have a news copter. :-) I was hoping for one from Sacramento.
Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Nov 8, 2018 - 05:06pm PT
I work there all the time in support of preventing this very thing.

I have probably told Nita 20 or 30 times that I would never move up there as there is little to no city planning; hundreds of long, narrow roads that do not allow two cars to pass on. And all those roads lead to 1 of 3 major roads that get shut down with even a minor snow storm.

Many elderly do not drive and may not have gotten out. Evacuees are telling me Feather River Hospital is gone. This may become the most horrible firestorm yet.

From Chico 3lks Lodge
From Chico 3lks Lodge
Credit: Timid TopRope
The view in Willows across the valley at 2pm
The view in Willows across the valley at 2pm
Credit: Timid TopRope
John M

climber
Nov 8, 2018 - 05:23pm PT
I have probably told Nita 20 or 30 times that I would never move up there as there is little to no city planning; hundreds of long, narrow roads that do not allow two cars to pass on. And all those roads lead to 1 of 3 major roads that get shut down with even a minor snow storm.

thats why I chose not to move there. Way too many people on a small ridge with few ways out.

In the new conference on KRCR the head of the hospital in Paradise said the roof of the emergency room was on fire as he evacuated the last of the patients. Some ambulances were scalded by the fire and some burned up according to him. It must have been just crazy up there. There are pictures of multiple businesses burning.
Jon Beck

Trad climber
Oceanside
Nov 8, 2018 - 10:30pm PT
Sounds really bad. Stay save Andy and Nita, thinking about you and hoping they get a handle on this fire. A campfire it is not!
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Nov 9, 2018 - 12:36am PT
hey there say, timid... thank you for the update...
oh my... :(


no words... :(


say, also, is there a fire down south more, near ventura area???

thought i heard two folks mention this... ??
unless i got mixed up...

thank you for any info... and updates...

prayers for all concerned...
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 9, 2018 - 07:24am PT
Inciweb doesnít even have the Camp Fire listed! WTF?
John M

climber
Nov 9, 2018 - 07:29am PT
Inciweb is for federally managed fires. This is a Cal Fire incident. There is no website that monitors all fires.

No new update yet on cal Fire, but KRCR is saying its at 70,000 acres.

Its burned all the way to highway 99. Some reports that it has crossed it, but that is unconfirmed. Also looks like its close to the southeast border of Chico. Thankfully winds near Chico are low so the fire crews believe that they can keep it out of Chico.

http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2277

Edit: anyone know what might be keeping me from posting photos? I keep getting an error message when I try to post a photo downloaded from my computer.

Unknown result :
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sempervirens

climber
Nov 9, 2018 - 07:31am PT
http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2277

Riley, it's a Calfire incident. The above link includes it, not that it gives much more info, but hopefully it gets updated frequently.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 9, 2018 - 07:44am PT
Thanks, there seems remarkably little info available. I realize it is chaotic but still...
A bit of good news is the NWS says winds are light and not expected to greatly increase
during the day although, of course, the fire may have the last word on that. Bad news is winds
are strong around Malibu.
Dingus Milktoast

Trad climber
Minister of Moderation, Fatcrackistan
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:07am PT
This is a bad'un Reilly. Keep in mind its only 24 hours old and it gutted a town of 27,000 people. Many folks had to jump out of their grid locked cars and run for their lives. Paradise is mainly a low income town with lots of old people. It appears the town is a complete loss.

Firefighters have been in full on life saving mode. I suspect updating public info on the internet has been a lower priority.

DMT
crusher

climber
Santa Monica, CA
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:07am PT
Go to calfire for info on the fires here in Ventura county and northern LA County. I canít find good maps on it though. Iím in Ventura right now...there are mandatory evacuation orders for many places along the 101 through to the coast, including all of Malibu all the way up to County Line. My 96 year old grandmother left Westlake village last night and is safe thank goodness.

Weíve got red flag warnings until at least 6:00 tonight. 0 containment right now. These are the Hill fire and Woolsey fire.

Stay safe everyone and my best wishes for everyone up in the Paradise and Chico areas.
WBraun

climber
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:13am PT
HO LEE SH!T !!!!!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:31am PT
Aerial view of thick smoke billowing from the #CampFire near Chico, Ca...
Aerial view of thick smoke billowing from the #CampFire near Chico, California NBC News
Credit: mouse from merced
#Campfire
WBraun

climber
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:32am PT
And they call THAT a camp fire ^^^^^

More HO LEE SH!T !!!!!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:33am PT
70,000 acres and into the outskirts of Chico.
2000 firefighters ainít gonna cut it.
WBraun

climber
Nov 9, 2018 - 08:58am PT
2000 firefighters ainít gonna cut it.

Yep! It's now dependent on providence ......
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