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A 190-acre fire near the Oroville Airport caused homes to be briefly threatened, but luckily firefighters stopped the forward progress, according to our reporter Laura Eng.

Posted: Jul. 4, 2018 1:38 PM
Updated: Jul. 5, 2018 10:32 AM

UPDATE -  A 190-acre fire near the Oroville Airport caused homes to be briefly threatened, but luckily firefighters stopped the forward progress, according to our reporter Laura Eng.

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The blaze also caused some road closures in the area specifically at Oro Dam Boulevard just west of Par 4 Way in west Oroville.

Firefighters said on scene that they have a good handle on the fire and that crews have it contained to 50 percent as of 4 p.m.

The fire initially started at 20 acres but quickly grew 170 more after two hours.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.




OROVILLE, Calif.
- Cal Fire-Butte County is at the scene of a 50-acre fire that is threatening structures, according to a tweet from the agency.


The fire is located near the Oroville Airport off Par 4 Way, said Cal Fire.

The fire was reported before 1:30 p.m.

This is a developing story check back for updates.

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