Butte County, Lake Oroville, Mike Baka discussed on The Afternoon News with Kitty O'Neal

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Reported their sales after hours. Pel Aton crushing estimate sales up on 172%, and they expect strong demand to continue. Into 2021 for their expensive bikes and treadmills that they are currently selling. Let's check the final number cell. I should also mention, though the weekly jobless claims came in at 884,000. 850 was expected so little bit above what was expected. But below a million California still number one on the list. You don't want to be number one on with 18,000 people filing for unemployment. In the week. Final numbers Down down 405, a 27 5 30 for NASDAQ, down to 21 of 10,009 19, the S and P down 60 points or one and three quarters percent. Ah, goal today was up 13 in 1916 Announced. 10 Year bond deal, 100.68. All right, our thanks to Kelly. Well, an update on the bare fire in Butte County, which they're calling now the North complex West zone. But whatever you call it, it's been deadly and destructive. Here's reporter Mike Baka. Yeah, well, what they're telling us now. 70,000 Acres 2000 structures destroyed And, of course, the three deaths that were reported yesterday and killed yet really moved fast. In a westerly direction late Tuesday afternoon, those those winds really pushed it from Plumas County into Butte County. And, of course, a lot of tries your when it made it dangerous. My quote of the firefighters been telling you That there's an unpredictability to it, which is kind of common for fires up here. And of course, we're very familiar, of course less than two years ago, the campfire Within about a 90 minute period. Yesterday. They were saying that it's moving in a northerly direction. Then they were saying northwesterly direction. Then they sell. It shifted south, and that's Kind of commonplace right now they're saying it's moving. Suddenly ah little bit. They're still doing a lot of structure protection in the forest town area, Brush Creek, Feather Falls and the Lumpkin Ridge area. We know the firefighters are doing their job, but one can only suspect it's taking a toll. What's interesting is it's very dangerous to compare things to the campfire. But chief Gaddy yesterday said I never thought in my lifetime, I was something that would be similar in scope in how it moved. Like the campfire, and that's what they were telling me yesterday and they have been helped out by the weather. Today. They're very happy with what happened with the weather, lower temperatures and certainly helped. The winds are not Gusting, but they the unpredictability of a initially late Tuesday afternoon into the wee hours Wednesday morning, that's what really had them on edge. Yeah, well, finally I understand that we are getting help here in California from firefighters around the country and even the world Israel maybe Australia. Yes, and Chief Daddy again, telling me the Suppression efforts, and the resource is nearly doubled in the last 24 to 36 hours, which is great, which means the other fires around the state are not as bad and those resource is air now being shifted to this fire. Another interesting tidbit regarding this fire is the way they are mapping it. They're using Lake Oroville as a firebreak. So they are able now to put resource is in other places to protect structures. And if they have to, They're going to let that fire burn all the way down to the eastern portion. Eastern side I should say of Lake Oroville. And then protect structures and other areas. So it's weird to say this, but the topography, which has always worked against firefighters in Butte County at times, it's kind of helping them because of how big Lake Oroville is. Interesting. Well, Mike Baka, Thank you so much for this report. Sure. All right. It's for 26. And Kate became last year's Elk Grove. Subaru presenting the Educator of Excellence Award. Recognizing the extraordinary new Links teachers go to right now rewarding the best of the best during these challenging times, so nominate and amazing, educated today so we can recognise are deserving local teachers.

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