Vegetation fire contained on two acres
Vegetation fire contained on two acres

OROVILLE – Cal Fire-Butte County firefighters were able to extinguish a small vegetation fire around noon Saturday.

The fire was reported at 12:11 p.m. and was located in the area of ​​Cox Lane and Wayne Charles Road south of Palermo.

According to a social media post from Cal Fire-Butte County, the fire has been contained to two acres and remains under investigation.

On Sunday, Cal Fire-Butte County posted a reminder that residential burning is on hold, adding that it has received calls indicating residential burning, noting that Biggs and Gridley are the exception to the rule and permits are required year-round.

Chico publishes survey

The city of Chico announced in a press release Monday that it would conduct a survey to “determine business needs.”

The city is asking local business owners to complete the survey at and provide feedback. The survey is available until July 31.

“Team Chico is listening and wants to hear insights and opinions on the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in Chico,” Assistant City Manager Jennifer Macarthy said in the release. “The survey will help identify the reasons why businesses choose to locate in Chico. In addition, it will help identify the issues facing local businesses and areas where both new and existing businesses need help. We encourage local businesses to participate in the survey.”

Public meeting on closures

The Plumas National Forest Service will hold a public meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss closure orders related to a possible incident of unauthorized group use.

The event in question is called the “Rainbow Family Gathering” and is expected to take place in the Mount Hough Ranger District about five miles north of Antelope Lake in Plumas County.

The first closure order restricts traffic on Forest Road to a one-way street, which will be closed at the base of Red Peak. A second order prohibits parking or stopping of vehicles along Forest Road in designated areas. The orders are in effect until July 15.

By Aurora