CAMP FIRE STATUS AND RESOURCES
The Camp Fire in Butte County is the most destructive and dangerous fire in California history. Since the fire started on November 8, 2018, the Camp Fire has burned over 150,000 acres, more than 80 individuals have been reported dead and about 1000 individuals have been reported missing. Additionally, over 17,000 structures have been destroyed including about 13,500 residences.
All updated information, including shelters, road closures, and evacuation information can be found at this link: http://fire.ca.gov/current_incidents/incidentdetails/Index/2277.
A map of the fire’s boundaries, in addition to road closures and available shelters can also be found here: https://google.org/crisismap/google.com/2018-camp-fire.
Additionally, this information is also being compiled by Capital Public Radio and can be found here: http://www.capradio.org/articles/2018/11/09/evacuation-shelter-and-information-resources-for-the-camp-wildfire/.
And by Action News Now here: https://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Camp-Fire-Resources-for-Victims–500205931.html.
Updates from CalTrans for the Chico area can be found here: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist3/press/.
There is an additional shelter located at Chico’s East Ave Church located at 1184 East Ave. Starting today the Oroville Municipal Auditorium will serve as a distribution center for evacuees to pick up items. The Red Cross has a website to mark individuals safe and to search for loved ones, it can be located here: https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php.
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is also working on missing persons cases, they can be reached at the following numbers: (530) 538-6570; (530) 538-7544; (530) 538-7671. Cal Fire’s information hotline can be found at (530) 538-7826. For information about pets, either pets missing or pets who have been found and need to be reunited contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 895-0000.
INFORMATION FOR THOSE WITH MISSING PETS CAN FIND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT THE FOLLOWING LINKS:
CALIFORNIA AND FEDERAL PUBLICATIONS RE RECOVERING FROM A FIRE:
FEMA House Fire Publication: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa_46.pdf
California Home Inventory Guide Fire Publication: www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/105-type/95-guides/03-res/upload/Home-Inventory_Revision-Sept-15-2015.pdf (This one has a very useful HOME INVENTORY GUIDE that can be used to catalogue used belongings.)
Wildfire Resources: www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/140-catastrophes/WildfireResources.cfm
Top 10 Tips for Wildfire Claimants : http://www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/140-catastrophes/TopTenTips_WildfireClaimants.cfm
Home Inventory Guide : https://www.insurance.ca.gov/flipbook/homeinventory/2/
Don’t Get Burned After a Disaster: https://www.insurance.ca.gov/flipbook/dontgetburned/
Tips to Avoid Being Victimized by an Insurance Scam : http://www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/140-catastrophes/upload/AfterTheFiresFlyer.pdf
Residential Property Claims Guide : https://www.insurance.ca.gov/flipbook/residentialpropertyclaims/
Residential Insurance Company Contact List : http://www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/105-type/95-guides/03-res/res-co-contact.cfm
Coverage for Flood, Mudflow, Mudslide, Debris Flow, Landslide, or other Similar Event After a Wildfire Fact Sheet http://www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/140-catastrophes/upload/ConsumerFloodMudslideLandslideSinkholeFactSheetCSD01252018.pdf
FIRE INSURANCE CLAIMS
RESIDENTIAL INSURANCE CONTACT LIST