Chips Fire Update Saturday- Monday
Incident: Chips Wildfire
- Butt Lake Road (Road 305) has re-opened to the Butt Lake dam. The road leaves Highway 89 near Prattville and then runs along the eastern shore of Butt Lake. Butt Lake Rd. remains closed beyond Butt Lake Dam. PG&E facilities including the Ray Adams Boat Launch and Ponderosa Campground at the lake will re-open while the Cool Springs Campground will remain closed for the season.
- The Yellow Creek (PG&E) Campground, along the Humbug/Humboldt Road (Road 307), has closed for the season. This road remains closed.
- The Gansner Campground, on Caribou Road off Highway 70, is open. Caribou road remains closed beyond the campground.
- The Bucks Lake Wilderness closure on the Plumas National Forest has been, lifted allowing Pacific Crest Trail hikers from Three Lakes northbound to the Belden Trailhead on Highway 70. The PCT remains closed north of Belden to Poison Springs on the Lassen National Forest.
Closures: All National Forest Campgrounds and Day Use Areas on the west shore of Lake Almanor have been re-opened by the Plumas and Lassen National Forests. Seneca is open to residents only of the community of Seneca. Seneca Road is not open to through traffic.
·The Almanor Campground (Highway 89) remains closed due to fire equipment.
·Caribou Road between Butt Lake Dam Gansner Campgrounds.
·Rush Creek Road from Highway 70 - Open to residents only.
·All additional secondary roads North of Highway 70 between Rock Creek Dam and Twain from Highway 70.
·Seneca Road from Highway 89.
·Ohio Valley Road, Humbug/Humboldt Road and all additional secondary roads west of Highway 89 between Canyon Dam and the Humbug/Humboldt Road from Highway 89.
The Plumas and Lassen National Forests continue to maintain Forest Closures within and surrounding the Chips Fire area.