Oroville Wildlife Area fire grows to 70 acres

A wildfire burning in the Oroville Wildfire Area grew to 70 acres Monday night.

The fire was first reported just before 6:00 p.m.

Officials say the fire's forward progress has been stopped and was 40 percent contained as of 10:00 p.m.

No structures are threatened and all road closures outside the Wildlife Area have been lifted.

Officials hope to have the fire fully contained by early Tuesday morning.

This is a developing story, please refresh this page for updates.

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