3pm – Butte County Sheriff’s Office has reduced the EVACUATION ORDER area due to the Nelson Fire to 20th to 16th Streets and Nelson to Tehama Avenues. All other evacuation orders have been reduced to evacuation WARNINGS.
The Red Cross is opening a temporary evacuation point at the Nelson Ball Field, 2280 5th St. in Oroville in response to Nelson wildfire that has forced evacuations for several blocks around 16th Street in Oroville.
The temporary site is staffed with Red Cross volunteers providing snacks, water and blankets. PPE and screening equipment are on site.