The soberanes fire was a large wildfire that burned 57 homes and killed a bulldozer operator and cost about 260 million to suppress making it at the time the most expensive wildfire to fight in united states history. The fire near big sur is sending smoke into the bay area.
The soberanes fire was the result of an illegal campfire in garrapata state park the fire burned 132 127 acres 53 470 ha along the big sur coast in the los padres national.
Fire map big sur. Zone j at the big sur wildfire s south end is in the prewitt ridge area. It grew in just a day prompting new. Big sur fire s mission is to provide dependable fire protection and emergency services for big sur with a spirit of teamwork respect and integrity.
Highway 1 remains closed from gorda to three miles north of slate hot springs because of rocks and other debris rolling onto the highway. Visit the big sur blog for updates. Fire in big sur burning in all directions closes highway 1 at ragged point highway 1 was closed in northern san luis obispo county on wednesday morning due to a fire that broke out tuesday.
Los angeles lalate the soberanes fire prompted evacuation orders of big sur residents who live in the palo colorado canyon neighborhood friday. It s six miles north of lime kiln state park and 10 miles south of big sur. But saturday the soberanes fire prompted evacuation orders for all of the carmel highlands area lalate can report.
These words summarize what we do but it is the men and women of this organization that really make the difference they exemplify these words on a daily basis. The growth of the dolan fire to the south prompted the mandatory evacuation of residents in a third zone. The soberanes fire the latest monterrey california fire grew to 1800 acres by saturday.
Photo below taken across from the entrance to esalen institute the night the dolan fire started 8 19 20. View map of big sur view mile markers caltrans quickmap is a helpful resource when looking for road closures. The river carmel and dolan fires started in august 2020 in the monterey bay area.
The map below is one of the more detailed fire maps for california. The information above is being updated by monterey county while the incidents remain active.