Tremendous efforts by firefighters battling through the night, have paid some dividends in Butte County where Cal Fire is reporting the explosive Wall Fire near Oroville now 35 percent contained.
Cal Fire spokeswoman Mary Eldridge said that major concerns remain.
“We’ve got 5,400 structures that are threatened, meaning that they are in the path of the fire," she said. "Of Structures destroyed, our current count is 17, and structures damaged is five.”
Despite the destruction however, there are signs that fire crews are beginning to turn the corner.