Last modified on Sep 27, 2015
||September 27, 2015 6:15 pm
||September 19, 2015 3:00 pm
||CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit
||Tassajara Rd at Carmel Valley Rd
|Acres Burned - Containment:
||1,086 acres - 100% contained
|Estimated - Containment:
|Structures Destroyed:||12 residences and 8 outbuildings destroyed, 1 residence damaged. |
| Evacuations: || |
The Evacuation Orders and Road Closures that were in place have been lifted.
| Injuries: || 1 civilian fatality |
| Cause: || Under Investigation |
| Cooperating Agencies: || Monterey County Sheriff, USFS Los Padres, CHP, Red Cross, Monterey County Regional FPD, CAL Trans, Cachaqua FPD, OES, SPCA of Monterey County, Monterey County EOC, PG&E, Monterey County Public Works, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. |
| Total Fire Personnel: || 55 |
|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 Sheriff’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.
||(831) 333-2698 (Fire Information)
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