Last modified on Aug 31, 2009
||August 31, 2009 6:00 pm
||August 27, 2009 2:57 pm
||CAL FIRE San Benito - Monterey Unit
||Monterey & San Benito County
||Northeast of Soledad
||6,437 acres - 100% contained
|Control:||Full control expected September 1, 2009. |
|Structures Destroyed:||1 residence and 1 outbuilding destroyed |
|Threatened: || No further threat. |
| Evacuations: || All evacuations and road closures have been lifted. |
| Injuries: || 2 |
| Cause: || agricultural fireworks |
| Cooperating Agencies: || CAL FIRE, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Multiple Monterey County Fire Departments, Monterey County Sheriffs Office, CHP, Red Cross, CalEMA and City of Soledad |
| Total Fire Personnel: || 367 |
| Engines: || 35 |
| Fire crews: || 12 |
| Dozers: || 9 |
| Water tenders: || 6 |
| Costs to date: || $4 million |
|Conditions: ||All evacuations have be lifted.
Fire personnel will continue mop up operations and suppression repairs for the next several days. Residents throughout the fire area should remain vigilant and watchful of fire personnel and equipment that will continue to be working in the area.
Additional Information: PG&E crews are working on Stonewall Canyon Road replacing damaged power poles as needed. The public should use caution when traveling in the area as utility crews will be working on or near the roadway.