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As of 9:00 am, September 7, 2012, Butt Lake Road (County Road 305) will re-open to the Butt Lake dam according to Plumas County and Plumas National Forest officials. The 305 road leaves Highway 89 near Prattville and then runs along the eastern shore of Butt Lake. PG&E facilities including the Ray Adams Boat Launch and Ponderosa Campground at the lake will re-open while the Cool Springs Campground will remain closed for the season. The fire that burned adjacent to the lake was low intensity. Most of the canopy remains green and wildlife is moving through the area.
The Yellow Creek (PG&E) Campground, along the Humbug/Humboldt Road (Road 307), is also closed for the season. This road remains closed.
The Gansner Campground (Forest Service) on Caribou Road off Highway 70, is also re-opening at 9:00 am. Caribou road remains closed beyond the campground.
Additionally at 9:00 am, the Bucks Lake Wilderness closure on the Plumas National Forest will be lifted allowing Pacific Crest Trail hikers from Three Lakes northbound to the Belden Trailhead on Highway 70. The PCT remains closed north of Belden to Cold Springs on the Lassen National Forest.
All other fire closures remain in effect. Please see inciweb.org/incident/3052 or call Chips Fire Information at (530) 283-3593 for other information about the Chips Fire area.
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