#SoberanesFire Evacuation updates and Poweroutages

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Soberanes Fire Updates information via http://calfireinformation.weebly.com/soberanes-fire-updates.html

Last updated: 7/25/16 @ 4:15 PM

Acreage/Containment: 14,897 acres - 5% contained County: Monterey Location: Soberanes Creek, Garrapata State Park, north of Palo Colorado/Big Sur
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit/USFS

Structures Threatened: 1,650
Structures Destroyed: 20 homes, 2 outbuildings

Evacuations: Effective immediately, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department has placed portions of the community of CARMEL HIGHLANDS under EVACUATION ORDER, which includes: Corona Road, east of Highway 1 Riley Ranch Road, east of Highway 1

Mandatory: Community Palo Colorado Rocky Creek Weston Ridge Road (AKA Garrapata Ridge Road) Highway 1 at Old Coast Road south to Old Coast Road @ Bixby Creek Road Garrapatos Road

All residents are required to evacuate the designated area immediately! ​ Advisory: o Community of Carmel Highlands o South of Rancho San Carlos o White Rock o Old Coast Road south from Bixby Creek Road to Little Sur River

***An evacuation center has been opened at Carmel Middle School: 4380 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923

All residents are asked to be Ready: Create and maintain defensible space and harden your home against flying embers. Get Set: Prepare your family and home ahead of time for the possibility of having to evacuate. Be Ready to GO!: Take the evacuation steps necessary to give your family and home the best chance of surviving a wildfire. For more information on Ready, Set, Go, visit Readyforwildfire.org

Community Meeting: CAL FIRE Monterey Unit, CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4, The USFS Los Padres National Forest and the County of Monterey will be holding a community meeting on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. for those affected by the Soberanes Fire. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Location: Carmel River Elementary School, 15th Avenue and Monte Verde Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93923

Road Closures: Palo Colorado RD at Hwy 1 Weston Ridge RD at Hwy 1
Robinson Canyon Road, south of Penon Peak Trail Old Coast Road from Bixby Creek, south to Andrew Molera State Park

Resources: Engines: 165 Crews: 35 Helicopters: 7 Airtankers: 6 Dozers: 11 Water Tenders: 14 Total Personnel: 1,400

Conditions: CAL FIRE and US Forest Service are now in unified command. The fire remains active and dynamic with access being challenging. High temperatures and low humidity are also an element that is affecting fire activity. Firefighters continue to fight the fire aggressively with air and ground resources.

Cooperating Agencies:US Forest Service, California State Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, Monterey County Sheriff, Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks district, Red Cross and CAL-OES


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