Jacobson Fire | California | Update 2

Updated 9:11 PM PDT

Incident Summary

The Jacobson Fire was discovered on October 20th around 5:00 PM PDT from an unknown cause.  It is located in the Jacobson Drainage in the Golden Trout Wilderness and on the Sequoia National Forest near Camp Nelson, California.

Jacobson Fire 10 25. 2016

It has currently consumed 1595 acres of heavy slash, chaparral, and timber and has a 0% containment status.


The Central Coast Inter-Agency Management Team has been managing this fire since October 23, 2016.

Jacobson Fire 10 25. 2016

There are currently 255 fire personnel assigned to this incident

Current Status

The wildfire is burning near the Soda Fire and Cabin Fire burn scars.  Crews will continue to improve contingency lines.

Jacobson Fire 10 25. 2016

Social Media

Hashtags for this fire being used are #JacobsonFire   #CaWILDFIRE

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