Last modified on Sep 06, 2016

Chimney Fire

Chimney Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: September 6, 2016 7:30 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 13, 2016 4:03 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Unit 
County: San Luis Obispo County  
Location: Running Deer Rd & Chimney Rock Rd south of Lake Nacimiento  
Acres Burned - Containment: 46,344 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:49 residences and 21 other structures destroyed, 8 damaged  
Evacuations: All evacuation orders have been lifted.

If you have been affected by the Chimney Fire and need assistance please call the American Red Cross at (805) 250-1533.  

Road Closures :All road closures have been lifted.  
Injuries: 1  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: California Highway Patrol, California State Parks, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff, Red Cross, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Conservation Corps, PG&E, San Luis Obispo Air Quality Board, San Luis Obispo Public Works, Paso Robles Fire Department, Monterey Co. Water Resource Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, US Army Camp Roberts, CAL-OES, San Luis Obispo County OES, Monterey County Sheriff, Monterey County OES, Fort Hunter Liggett, and Los Padres National Forest.  
Long/Lat: -120.98316/35.70595  
Conditions: The Chimney fire is now fully contained. There may be lingering smoke that is not a threat to escape control lines. Should you see a large dark column of smoke, you should report it by calling 911. Crews will be in the fire area for several days continuing suppression repair work. Now is the time to prepare your home for a wildfire.  
Phone Numbers  (805) 242-3640 (Fire Information Line ) 
Phone Numbers  (805) 242-3640 (Media Line) 
Phone Numbers  (805) 543-2444 (Fire Information Line #2) 

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