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Update: Chrome Fire now 2,290 acres and 70 percent contained

This article was last updated at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12.

The Chrome Fire, burning in Glenn County, is now 2,290 acres and 70 percent contained. According to Cal Fire, all evacuations have been lifted.

The fire, off Highway 162 and Forest Highway 7, north of Elk Creek, started Saturday afternoon.

It was previously reported that one home had been destroyed by the fire but officials have since updated the information to say it was an outbuilding.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Officials added 911 emergency lines are currently not working in the area of Stonyford, Elk Creek, and Paskenta. If you have an emergency and live in that area, call the Glenn County Sheriff's dispatch line directly at 530-934-6431.

It is unknown if the 911 emergency line issues will affect the CodeRED emergency alert system should it need to be used.

If the outage is affecting the system, the Federal emergency alert system will need to be used and people throughout the county, who may be in non-impacted areas, could received the alert.

Glenn County Health & Human Services is on standby to activate a shelter at the Veterans' Memorial Hall, located at 525 W. Sycamore Street in Willows.


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