I WANT TO KNOW
Do people near this fire need to evacuate?
Have any road closures been announced?
What is the air quality like near the fire?
I HAVE QUESTIONS
The Evacuation Orders and Road Closures that were in place have been lifted.
12 residences and 8 outbuildings destroyed, 1 residence damaged.
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.
CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit