Last modified on Jul 05, 2016

Curry Fire

Curry Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 5, 2016 7:05 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: July 1, 2016 5:16 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Fresno Unit 
County: Fresno County  
Location: Curry Mountain, 7 miles SW of Coalinga  
Acres Burned - Containment: 2,944 acres - 100% contained  
Estimated - Containment: 2,944 acres - 100% contained  
Evacuations: None  
Road Closures :None  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, PG&E, Cal Trans, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, BLM.  
Total Fire Personnel: 188  
Total Fire Engines: 29  
Total Fire crews: 12  
Total Helicopters: 2  
Total Dozers: 5  
Total Water Tenders: 13  
Long/Lat: -120.452041/36.0749  
Conditions: Firefighters will continue throughout the day to construct containment lines around the perimeter of the fire as well as strengthening the existing containment lines. Mop up and patrol has started within the fire area as well. Fire suppression repair will begin today to repair those areas affected by the fire suppression activities.

Highway 198 is now open. Fire equipment will be working along Highway 198 for the next few days so we ask that you drive slowly and safely within this area.

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