Soberanes Fire Information and Closures – August 3, 2016
The Soberanes Fire began July 22, 2016, at 8:48 a.m. The fire as is approximately 45,800 acres and 25% containment as of August 3, 2016. Full containment is expected August 31. The fire is in Unified Command between the U.S. Forest Service and Cal Fire Incident Management Team 4.
A Forest closure order is in place for the northern Monterey Ranger District that prohibits public entry. The closure order has been extended south to the Nacimiento-Fergusson Road and additional law enforcement capacity is actively enforcing the order.