/Colorado Fire: Containment grows to 25% for fire along Big Sur coast – KSBW Monterey

Colorado Fire: Containment grows to 25% for fire along Big Sur coast – KSBW Monterey


On Sunday morning, Cal Fire reported containment bumped up to 25% on the Colorado Fire burning between Carmel and Big Sur.As of 9 a.m Sunday, the wildfire still stands at 1,050 acres. It is burning just south of Palo Colorado Road towards Bixby Creek. During a Sunday morning briefing, Cal Fire reports that the fire jumped a fire line Saturday night and is now burning in a northeast direction, towards Palo Colorado. >>To see a map of evacuations, click here. << Cal Fire is reporting that only one structure, a yurt, has been damaged by the fire. They also tell Action News 8 that a fire engine was partially damaged during the fire fight. Firefighters have joined the front lines from around the state. In all, 188 firefighters are battling the blaze. Evacuations:The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation order for all areas west of 3800 Palo Colorado Road to Highway 1 and south to Bixby Creek. Evacuation orders are mandatory.To see a map of evacuations, click here.An American Red Cross Shelter is open at Carmel Middle School, 4380 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923. The SPCA will have emergency pet supplies available at the American Red Cross Shelter. People who need help evacuating their pets can call (831)-373-2631.Monterey hotels have come together to offer assistance to those impacted through providing discounted rates. A complete list of lodging properties including details on contact information and rates can be found here.Road Closures:Highway 1 is closed from Rio Road in Carmel to the entrance of Andrew Molera State Park. WeatherColorado Fire Video

On Sunday morning, Cal Fire reported containment bumped up to 25% on the Colorado Fire burning between Carmel and Big Sur.

As of 9 a.m Sunday, the wildfire still stands at 1,050 acres. It is burning just south of Palo Colorado Road towards Bixby Creek. During a Sunday morning briefing, Cal Fire reports that the fire jumped a fire line Saturday night and is now burning in a northeast direction, towards Palo Colorado. >>To see a map of evacuations, click here. <<

Cal Fire is reporting that only one structure, a yurt, has been damaged by the fire. They also tell Action News 8 that a fire engine was partially damaged during the fire fight.

Firefighters have joined the front lines from around the state. In all, 188 firefighters are battling the blaze.

Evacuations:

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation order for all areas west of 3800 Palo Colorado Road to Highway 1 and south to Bixby Creek. Evacuation orders are mandatory.

To see a map of evacuations, click here.

An American Red Cross Shelter is open at Carmel Middle School, 4380 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923. The SPCA will have emergency pet supplies available at the American Red Cross Shelter. People who need help evacuating their pets can call (831)-373-2631.

Monterey hotels have come together to offer assistance to those impacted through providing discounted rates. A complete list of lodging properties including details on contact information and rates can be found here.

Road Closures:

Highway 1 is closed from Rio Road in Carmel to the entrance of Andrew Molera State Park.

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