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Bear Fire

  • Santa Cruz County
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  • Started: Oct 17, 2017
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  • Last Updated: Friday, October 27, 2017 2:34 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

391

No new updates for this fire. 391 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was under investigation Road closures are in effect. See details below.

I WANT TO KNOW

Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

YES
Nearby roads have been closed. Learn more

What is the air quality like near the fire?

Good
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
Note: Air quality varies by location. To check the air quality in your neighborhood, click here.

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

All evacuation orders have been lifted. Red Cross Information Line: (866) 272?2237

ROAD CLOSURES

All roads are open. Please watch your speed on Bear Creek Road as fire vehicles will continue to patrol the area. Be advised that all roads in the fire area are private roads and access should be limited to those with official business.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

n/a

CAUSE

Under investigation

INJURIES

1

STRUCTURES THREATENED

n/a

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

6

CONDITIONS

Firefighters have achieved 100% containment and will shift to patrol status for the next few days. Residents are encouraged to be vigilant and report any possible signs of smoke.Tonight is expected to be clear and 58?70 degrees, with minimum humidity of 25?35%, with northeast winds of 6?8 MPH.BURN BAN REMINDER: Due to critical weather conditions and fire activity, all Bay Area   CAL FIRE Units, including the San Mateo?Santa Cruz Unit implemented a burn suspension banning all outdoor burning as of October 13, 2017. This order is made under the authority vested by the Director of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection as per section 4423.1 of the Public Resources Code.

DATA SOURCE

CalFire GeoMAC

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit

COOPERATING AGENCIES

Santa Cruz County Sheriff, Santa Cruz County OES, Santa Cruz County FD, Santa Cruz City FD, American Red Cross of the Central Coast, California Highway Patrol, Aptos/La Selva FPD, Boulder Creek FPD, Branciforte FPD, Central FPD, Scotts Valley FPD, Zayante FPD, Watsonville City FD, San Mateo County OES, San Mateo County FD, Santa Clara County FD, North Bay Incident Management Team, Moffett Field FD, CAL FIRE Santa Clara, CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey, CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado, CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo, CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc, and CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras.

PHONE NUMBERS

Bear Fire Information Line

(831) 335-6717