Peter fire at 200 acres; evacuations ordered

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. 4:52 P.M. UPDATE – The Peter Fire burning west of Anderson has now burned 200 acres after it broke out Thursday afternoon, according to CAL FIRE Shasta Unit. 

Evacuation orders

At 4:52 p.m., the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders for Third Street at Highway 273 and all roads west of Highway 273 to the northwest to Anna Road and Spring Gulch Road. 

At 3:30 p.m., SHASCOM issued evacuations for La Colina Terrace at Beacon Drive, Peter Pan Gulch Road at Olinda Road and the streets between Peter Pan Gulch Road west to Twyla Road.

Evacuation warnings

An evacuation warning was issued at 4:52 p.m. for all streets off Parallel Road and Jacqueline Street. 

CAL FIRE said multiple structures were involved in the fire just before 3:30 p.m.

The Anderson Walmart is a temporary public collection point. 

Evacuation Center

An evacuation center was set up at the West Valley High School.

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