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Tassajara Fire

  • Monterey County
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  • Started: Sep 20, 2015
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  • Last Updated: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:44 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

1,086

No new updates for this fire. 1086 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was under investigatio

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

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

The Evacuation Orders and Road Closures that were in place have been lifted.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

n/a

CAUSE

Under Investigatio

INJURIES

1

STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

12 residences and 8 outbuildings destroyed, 1 residence damaged.

CONDITIONS

Firefighters are continuing to mop up and patrol the fire area, making sure hot spots are mitigated and control lines are strengthened. Fire Suppression repair actions did start today. Electricity continues to be restored to areas within the fire area.A joint investigation between CAL FIRE and the Monterey County Sheriffâ??s office has determined that the fire was caused as a result of an individual committing suicide.The Laureles Fire is 95 acres and 100% contained.

DATA SOURCE

CalFire

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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