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UPDATE 7 - Willow Fire 06-28-21 22:01 S.S.

As of earlier this evening, Inciweb posted on their website (Inciweb.nwcg.gov) that firefighters had the 2,877-acre Willow Fire 87% contained.  The wildfire? burning east of Big Sur....in the Los Padres National Forest....began back on June 17th.

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UPDATE 5 - Willow Fire 06-26-21 21:33 S.S.

As of this afternoon (Saturday June 26th, 2021) the Willow Fire burning east of Big Sur....in the Las Padres National Forest....has burned 2,877 acres and is considered 56% contained. All road closures have been lifted, and all Evacuation Warnings have been lifted in Zones WF-2, WF-3b, and WF-4. The Evacuation Orders in Zones WF-1 and WF-3a have been downgraded to Evacuation Warnings, and Zone WF-6 (Marble Peak west to Zigzag Creek) still has an active Evacuation Order in place.
Reportedly 100 homes and 25 commercial structures are still threatened by the Willow Fire, that is believed to have broken out west of Arroyo Seco Campground the evening of June 17th.
See a live evacuation map, here.

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UPDATE 4: Willow Fire 32% Contained 06-25-21 20:30 S.S.

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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UPDATE 3 - Willow Fire 06-20-21 20:51 S.S.

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.

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