Soberanes Fire, Day 5, 7/26/16 – Official Reports and Maps
7:30 pm – Evening Facts Sheet;
6:30 pm -Acting Governor declares a state of Emergency for LA and Monterey Counties.
1:52 pm – From Fifth District, County of Monterey
SoberanesFire? declared number one fire priority in the nation by Cal Fire, BLM and USFS. All resources that are necessary are being granted.
1:30 pm – Public Information Map
NOON – they can hear me screaming in the next ridge – YAY!!!
Soberanes Fire – Day 5: The US Forest Service has issued an Emergency Closure Order for the Monterey Ranger District. Being on any trail or road in the closure area is prohibited. In a nutshell, this is the area of the Monterey Ranger District north of (and including) the Pine Ridge Trail.
11:o0 am – Monterey County Board of Supervisors just unanimously approved the Soberanes Fire state of emergency resolution following comments from Cal Fire, OES and Supervisor Potter.
While the resolution was drafted and in place the second day of the fire, the Board adopting it paves the way for the County to ask for a state of emergency declaration from the Governor’s office and to request state and federal financial assistance.
7:30 am – Facts Sheet:
7:00 am briefing
#SoberanesFire has grown to 19,311 acres, 10% containment and 2,305 fire personnel helping fight this fire. Map similar, but main fire and spot now joined.