Press Releases

Contact information: Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer cpeay@pcso.net

9-15-2021 @ 1:00 PM Remaining Warnings Lifted for Plumas County

9-13-2021 @ 1:00 PM  Evacuation Order Lifted for Mt. Hough

                                      Evacuation order Reduced for several zones

9-11-2021 @ 1:00 PM Evacuation Warning Lifted for Taylorsville and north Plumas County

9-8-2021 @ 12:00 PM Evacuation Warnings and Orders Lifted - multiple zones

                                   Evacuation Order reduced for Taylorsville and Genesee

9-5-2021 @ 1:00 PM- Evacuation Warning lifted for Zone 3, 4A, 4B, 6, 6A, 7, 8A, 38A

9-4-2021 @ 1:00 PM-  Mandatory Evacuation order reduced for Zones 5C and 41

                                     Evacuation Warning lifted for Zone 10A, 11, 13, 18A and 19

9-3-2021 @ 1:30 PM - Mandatory Evacuation order lifted for Zone 14, the Greenville Area

9-3-2021 @ 12:00 PM - Right of Entry Permit Applications Now Available

9-1-2021 @ 3:00 PM - Additional zones changed from mandatory evacuation order to evacuation warning

8-31-2021 @ 12:00 PM - Zones changed from Mandatory Evacuation Order to Evacuation Warning

8-31-2021 @ 10:00 AM - Mandatory Evacuations for Zones 34, 37, 43-A, and 43-B

8-30-2021 @ 2:45 PM - Evacuation Warnings for Zone 37

8-30-2021 @ 12:00 PM - Mandatory Evacuations for areas around Lake Davis

8-29-2021 @ 4:00 PM - Evacuation Warning Lifted for Zone 10-B

8-28-2021 @ 1:00 PM - Zone 3, 4A, and 11 reduced from mandatory to warning zones

8-27-2021 @ 9:00 AM - Dixie Fire Map and Arial Photos

8-26-2021 @ 10:00 AM - Evacuation Warnings issued for Zones 17C and 22A

8-24-21 @ 12:00 PM - Two zones in East Plumas County downgraded to an evacuation warning

8-23-21 @ 3:00 PM - Most of Lake Almanor, parts of south county evacuation orders lifted

8-21-2021 @ 12:00 PM - Sheriff's Office to escort residents to burned areas

8-19-2021 @ 3:00 PM - Plumas County Animal Services receives regional veterinary support

8-19-21 @ 8:00 AM - Rush Creek residents can return home

8-18-21 @ 3:00 PM - Portions of North Valley Road, Greenville Wolf Creek Road and Willow Way reopening

8-18-2021 @ 12:00 PM - Chester and entire Lake Almanor Basin reopening, evacuation order reduction

8-15-21 @ 2:00 PM - Relocation of traffic control point

8-15-21 @ 9:30 AM - Sheriff’s Office to escort residents to burn areas

8-13-21 @ 7 PM - Mandatory Evacuation orders for Genesse Valley

8-13-21 @ 5 PM - Plumas National Forest Free Campgrounds Available for Dixie Fire Evacuees

8-12-21 @ 11:30 A  - Sheriff's Office seeks public help in locating four unaccounted persons

8-12-21 @ 8:30 AM - Due to an increase in fire activity overnight, the planned repopulation of the Chester area has been CANCELLED.

8-12-21 @ 5:00 PM - Chester and Lake Almanor West moved from Mandatory to Warning evacuation zones effective on 8/13/21 at 11 AM.

8-11-21 @ 3:00 PM - Areas being downgraded from a Mandatory Evacuation Order to an Evacuation Warning

8-10-21 @ 12 PM Highway 89 open through Crescent Mills to Stampfli Lane, Additional Zones downgraded to Evacuation Warnings

8-9-21 @ 5:00 PM  Highway 70 Reopens

8-9-21  Ag Pass

8-9-21 Incident Update Dixie Fire 8/09/21 7AM

8-8-21 @ 10 PM No Re-Entry

8-6-21 @ 11 AM Meadow Valley Repopulation

8-6-21 @ 10 AM Dixie Fire Evacuation Update

8-5-21 Dixie Fire Incident Update

            Evacuation Shelter Update