Last modified on Jan 09, 2018

Bear Fire

Bear Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: January 9, 2018 1:41 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: October 16, 2017 10:30 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit  
County: Santa Cruz County  
Location: Bear Canyon Road and Deer Creek Road in Boulder Creek, CA  
Acres Burned - Containment: 391 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:6  
Evacuations: All evacuation orders have been lifted.

Red Cross Information Line: (866) 272?2237  
Road Closures :All roads are open. Please watch your speed on Bear Creek Road as fire vehicles will continue to patrol the area. Be advised that all roads in the fire area are private roads and access should be limited to those with official business.  
Injuries: 1  
Cause: Under investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: Santa Cruz County Sheriff, Santa Cruz County OES, Santa Cruz County FD, Santa Cruz City FD, American Red Cross of the Central Coast, California Highway Patrol, Aptos/La Selva FPD, Boulder Creek FPD, Branciforte FPD, Central FPD, Scotts Valley FPD, Zayante FPD, Watsonville City FD, San Mateo County OES, San Mateo County FD, Santa Clara County FD, North Bay Incident Management Team, Moffett Field FD, CAL FIRE Santa Clara, CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey, CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado, CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo, CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc, and CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras.  
Total Fire Personnel: 10  
Long/Lat: -122.07012/37.18356  
Conditions: Firefighters have achieved 100% containment and will shift to patrol status for the next few days. Residents are encouraged to be vigilant and report any possible signs of smoke.  

Tonight is expected to be clear and 58?70 degrees, with minimum humidity of 25?35%, with northeast winds of 6?8 MPH.

BURN BAN REMINDER: Due to critical weather conditions and fire activity, all Bay Area   CAL FIRE Units, including the San Mateo?Santa Cruz Unit implemented a burn suspension banning all outdoor burning as of October 13, 2017. This order is made under the authority vested by the Director of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection as per section 4423.1 of the Public Resources Code.  
Phone Numbers  (831) 335-6717 (Bear Fire Information Line) 

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