#ElmFire | CA | Update 1

FRESNO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Incident Summary | A wildfire is burning off of Highway 198 and Alcade Road, just South of Coalinga (Fresno County), California that started on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 1311 hours PDT.

Resources | Resources responding / on-scene to the fire incident are:  CAL FIRE San Diego, Escondido Fire and Fresno County Fire.  Sources say, more resources are being called from surrounding Counties.

Closures | CAL FIRE reports that Highway 198 is closed from Coaling West to the Monterey County line.

Current Update | Fire is moving quickly.  There is a 0% containment status. Firefighters are working in steep and rugged terrain.  3000+ acres have been destroyed.  Fire is having long-range spotting.

Threatened | 6 structures are being threatened currently

Social Media | Hashtags being used are #ElmFire #CAwildfires2017  #CA

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