The 2,877-acre Willow Fire (burning inland from Big Sur) was reportedly 32 percent contained as of last night. The Evacuation Orders and Warnings related to this wildfire have been down-graded one step, and the Road Closures associated with the Willow Fire have reportedly been lifted. Cal-Fire officials have said they hope to full containment of the Willow Fire by July 13th.
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Approximately 450 firefighters are working to contain the nearly-2400 acre Willow Fire burning in Monterey county. The wildfire, which began Thursday, is partly burning in the Dolan Fire burn scar area. It burned nearly 2,000 acres in the first 24 hours, and as of yesterday, the primary structure it was threatening was the Zen Center.
The WildCAD website is showing that the Willow Fire has burned approximately 2,066 acres so far. Evacuation Orders and Evacuation Warning appear to be as they were earlier today, and those are posted on this in my previous 2 posts.
The Evacuation Orders and Warnings for the area of the Willow Fire (that began in the Dolan Fire burn scar area) have been expanded....
EVACUATION ORDER now includes:
Evacuation Warning now includes
As of about 7 p.m. tonight (Friday June 18th, 2021) approximately 300 firefighters were working to contain the now 2,000-acre Willow Fire (burning north of the Dolan Fire burn scar from last summer).
Evacuation Orders are in-place in some areas, and Evacuation Warnings are in place in others. There are also Road and Recreation Areas closures connected with this wildfire (that began last night)....
All areas of Arroyo Seco Road west of Woodtick Canyon, including Arroyo Seco Campground, Rocky Creek Road, and Camp Cawatre (aka zone WF-2). Also Zone WF-6: Marble Peak west to Zigzag Creek, and Tassajara Road to China Camp Campground....including the Tassajara Zen Center and Forest Routes.
Arroyo Seco Road from Millers Ranch to the Arroyo Seco Campground.
Tassajara Road from China Camp Campground to Kincannon Canyon. An Evacuation Warning is also in place from the Arroyo Seco Campground to Anastasia Canyon; west of Carmel Valley Road; and east of Tassajara Road.
ROAD CLOSURES associated with the Willow Fire:
Tassajara Road between the Zen Center and China Camp.
Recreation Area CLOSURE:
Arroyo Seco Recreation area campground and Day use areas are closed until at least Monday and reservations have been cancelled.
NO FIRES ARE ALLOWED TO BE INTENTIONALLY SET IN THE LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST, EXCEPT INSIDE FIRE RINGS IN DEVELOPED CAMPSITES.
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