Meeting planned in Alturas Friday night on Barry Point Fire

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The Barry Point Fire continues to burn in Lake County and California’s Modoc County and evacuation orders remain.

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Firefighters have made very good progress on the north and northwest flanks of the Barry Point Fire, according to Barry Point Fire Information Officer Ashley Dubrey.

She says there’s a focus on the southern end.

About 1,400 personnel are working around the clock. Dubrey says there’s still evacuation levels in place.

The Level 3 evacuation at Drew’s Lake and the Level 1 on the south side of Highway 140 from Drew’s Gap to Andy Hill Road will remain in place through the weekend.

In Alturas, a public meeting is being arranged at the Desert Rose Casino Event Center for Friday night at 6 p.m.