Soberanes Fire | California | Update 28

COMMUNITY MEETING

When:  10/1/2016, Saturday

Where:  Arroyo Seco Firehouse/Community Center

Address:  47600 Arroyo Seco Rd, Greenfield, California

Contact Info:  831-674-2326 or 415-279-9442

Fire coming from Big Sur on the Soberanes Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Start Date : 7/22/2016 (72 days ago today)

Start Time :  0845 hours PDT

Cause:  Illegal campfire

LOCATION

National Forest:  Los Padres NF

State Park:  Garrapata

Wilderness:  Ventana

Location:  South of Carmel Valley

FUELS

Heavy Fuels:  Timber, chaparral and tall grass.

RESOURCES

Command:   California Interagency Incident Management Team 4.

Personnel:  1030

Staffing Type:  17 crews

Equipment Type:  31 engines, 15 helicopters, 5 dozers, 4 masticators and 5 water tenders

Cooperating Agencies:  BLM, American Red Cross, Big Sur Land Trust, Big Sur Volunteer Fire Brigade, Cachagua Fire Protection District, CAL FIRE, CA Conservation Corps, CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife, CA Dept of Parks and Rec, CAL Trans, CHP, CALOES, CA DOT, Carmel Highlands Fire Protection District, County of Monterey, Mid-Coast Fire Brigade, Montrey Bay Air Resource District, Montrey County Regional Fire Protection District, PG & E and United Way.

FIRE FACTS

 CAL FIRE Tip Line at: (800) 468-4408

Acres: 132,069.

Destruction: 68 structures destroyed.  (57 homes, 11 outbuildings)

Death(s):  1

Injuries:  8

Containment Status: 92%.

Cost-to-Date:  $236.5 Million.

THREATS

Structures:  Many under threat.

FIRE STATUS

North side:  In patrol status.

East side:  Active fire. Fire suppression efforts in effect.

South Side:  Air resources making retardant drops.

West Side:  Direct attack.

PUBLIC INFORMATION

Alerts:  Montrey County – Sign-up forReverse 911 to get Important Alerts.  https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085611217#/overview

Know Before You Fly: (& How you can Help the Fire Service)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg0LBGwv59s&feature=em-share_video_user

One Less Spark Campaign:  http://www.preventwildfireca.org/OneLessSpark/

Thank you for visiting us today and reading our post on one of California’s longer burning fires.  Stay safe out there!

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