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[Butte County] Editorial: Grand Jury offers a new set of fire lessons

Wildfire has horrible lessons to teach, but the tough part is actually learning them. The latest Butte County Grand Jury report makes that clear.

After the 2008 Humboldt Fire burned into southern Paradise, the Grand Jury of the time made a number of suggestions. Some of them were acted on, and that translated to saved lives in 2018 when the Camp Fire roared in.

But some things we just haven’t gotten around to.

[Butte County] Grand Jury finds alerts "inadequate" during Camp Fire

OROVILLE, Calif. — 

The Butte County Grand Jury is recommending a series of changes to be better prepared for devastating wildfires.

The new 74 page grand jury report examined several issues, including the Camp Fire in November of 2018.

THE BUTTE COUNTY GRAND JURY RELEASES ITS FINDINGS ON THE EMERGENCY PLANNING MEASURES USED IN CAMP FIRE

Findings from the Butte County Grand Jury determined that the emergency planning used during the Camp Fire "saved lives."

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