Soberanes Fire Updates
Last updated: 8/10/16 @ 7:00 AM
Acreage/Containment: 68,698 acres – 50% contained
Location: Soberanes Creek, Garrapata State Park, Palo Colorado, north of Big Sur
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit/United States Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest
Fire Information Line: 2-1-1 or 831-204-0446
Media Line: 831-484-9647
Structures Threatened: 410
Structures Destroyed: 57 homes, 11 outbuildings
Structures Damaged: 3 structures, 2 outbuildings
Injuries: 1 fatality, 3 injuries
Cause: Illegal Campfire
EVACUATION ORDERS: Areas that are under evacuation orders include Coast Rd, south from the 2-mile marker to Hwy 1 at Andrew Molera State Park and all areas accessed by this road.
Areas are under evacuation warnings, West of Hwy 1 at Coast road at the intersection of Andrew Molera State Park to Graves Canyon. Cachagua Road at Nason Road to Trampa Canyon Rd, Cachagua Road from Carmel Valley Road to Tassajara Rd, Tassajara Road from Carmel Valley Road to the Tassajara Hot Springs Zen Center. This area includes all roads that lead from the above described roads.
Evacuation Center: All Saints’ Day School, 8060 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Ca, 93923
LIMITED CLOSURE OF HIGHWAY 1
HIGHWAY 1 between Palo Colorado Road and North Coast Ridge Road re-opened at 6:00 A.M. August 10, 2016, but the closure will be continually re-evaluated based on fire conditions, and the threat to public safety.
Palo Colorado Road at Hwy 1(open to residents only), Coast Rd, Apple Pie Ridge Road, Coast Ridge Road.
Donation Collection Center:
Big Sur State Park Multi-Agency Building, 47555 HWY 1 Big Sur CA 93920
Phone Number: (831)-667-2315
ALERTMONTEREYCOUNTY: You can self-register up to three phone lines for emergency notifications at www.alertmontereycounty.org
Hand Crew: 104
Air Tankers: 6
Water Tenders: 54
Total Personnel: 4,855