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Oroville’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration Cancelled due to Thompson Fire

OROVILLE, Calif.—California State Parks today announced the cancellation of the City of Oroville’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration show tomorrow for public safety. Due to the large evacuations and damages caused by the Thompson Fire, State Parks and partner agencies including CAL FIRE, California Highway Patrol, Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Public Works, and staff from the City of Oroville, have a large number of resources responding to protect the community and get everyone back home as quickly as possible. These agencies also have employees with families displaced by these evacuations who are tirelessly assisting the community of Lake Oroville.

Portions of Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Remain Closed to Public due to North Complex Fire

LAKE OROVILLE, Calif.— In a unified command with CAL FIRE, California State Parks today announced that portions of Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (SRA) remain closed until further notice due to the North Complex Fire burning in Plumas and Butte counties. Public access for boating and other day-use recreation on the water cannot be accommodated at this time due to public safety concerns and ongoing firefighting efforts.