At Least 10 Homes Destroyed in Ponderosa Fire Near Oroville

posted by Derek Moore -

Firefighters are battling a wildfire 2 miles northwest of Forbestown in Butte County. Air and ground resources are assigned and evacuations have been ordered. For more information about the #PonderosaFire visit: fire.ca.gov #CALFIRE #FireDepartment #CaWildfire

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2500 acres have burned near Oroville, and at least 10 homes have been destroyed in the Ponderosa Fire. 

Two evacuation centers are open in the area. The Ponderosa Community Center in Brownsville and The Church of the Nazarene in Oroville.

More on the fire below. 

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