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Major Fire In Butte County Sending Us Its Smoke, Nothing Burning Locally

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Photo: Cristy Davis

A major fire burning largely out of control has sent up immense amounts of smoke in the area of Paradise in Butte County, near Chico.

That smoke is prompting calls from concerned homeowners here in Contra Costa.

We have Flashed admonitions about the presence of smoke here and our concern for our neighbors in Butte County but not everyone appears to be getting the word. Perhaps you’ll help us spread the news that although our air is smoky, our county is unscathed while another takes a pounding from a fast-moving blaze.

UPDATE: Friends… okay, we kinda predicted this would happen but we are now getting DOZENS of inquiries about smoke in our airspace. PLEASE share this story, the one posted to our Facebook page, the one we posted to Twitter and those sent to our Flash Subscribers so EVERYONE can get on the same page today.

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