Last Updated
10/24/2022 11:19 AM
Date Started
09/09/2015 2:26 PM
Date Contained
10/15/2015 7:45 PM
Location Information
east of Jackson
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Amador - El Dorado Unit
Power Lines

Resources Assigned

  • 298
  • 15
  • 6
  • 2
    Water Tenders
  • 11

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Status Update

Situation Summary

10/15 - CAL FIRE continues to work with local, state, and federal agencies to address environmental concerns in the burned areas. See the State's Post Fire Watershed Emergency Response Report.

The Butte Fire Information / Recovery line has been changed to 209-754-5527. CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 1 transitioned command to the Amador-El Dorado and the Tuolumne-Calaveras Units. Crews are continuing mop-up operations.

A Community Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Railroad Flat Elementary School, 298 Railroad Flat Road, Railroad Flat, CA 95248

***The public is reminded that there are still emergency vehicles and personnel working in the area. Please use caution and remain alert to any changes in fire conditions***

Public Advisement: Butte Fire Missing Persons Hotline

The Sheriff’s Office has established a temporary dedicated telephone line for missing persons associated with the Butte Fire for the duration of the emergency response period. This number is reserved for missing persons related to the Butte Fire only. To report a missing person, please call (209) 754-6345. This number is not for welfare checks. The Sheriff’s Office requests that any missing person’s reports that are not associated with the Butte Fire be reported to Calaveras Sheriff’s Dispatch Center at (209) 754-6500.
See media release

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If you are interested in signing up to become a volunteer to help those affected by the California Wildfires please click here. Currently, the need is met but you can pre-register if the need arises you already signed up.

Damages and Destruction

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities.

  • 0
    Structures Damaged
    Residential, Commercial and Other
  • 965
    Structures Destroyed
    Residential, Commercial and Other
  • 2
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities
  • 1
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Butte Fire Information & Community Recovery Line
(209) 822-3159

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Amador - El Dorado Unit

Amador County Sheriff

Calaveras County Sheriff





Amador Fire Protection District

Calaveras PUD


Sutter Creek Fire Department


State Parks

California Conservation Corp.