Dolan Fire in Big Sur: 128,417 acres, 44% contained
Update from CalFire from this morning: Yesterday, firefighters gained full containment on the CZU Lightning Complex in Santa Cruz and San Mateo Counties. Crews continue to battle 26 remaining major wildfires in California. Today there are over 18,200 firefighters on the front lines. Firefighters continue to make progress on the over two dozen major wildfires, as well as the 22 new initial attack wildfires that were sparked across the State yesterday.
Since the beginning of the year, there have been well over 8,000 wildfires that have burned over 3.6 million acres in California. Since August 15, when California’s fire activity elevated, there have been 26 fatalities and over 6,600 structures destroyed.
Our hearts go out to all those impacted and especially those who have lost a loved one.