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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

CA-BEU-TURKEY Monterey County #wildfire 2700 acres, 30%

 Turkey Fire CA-BEU-3019 Monterey County 15 miles SE of Parkfield 2700 acres, 30% contained. Diminished fire activity during the night due to decrease in wind and lower temperatures.

Turkey Fire Location and Perimeter Map

Turkey Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated:July 10, 2012 8:30 am  
Date/Time Started:July 9, 2012 11:25 am  
Administrative Unit:CAL FIRE San Benito - Monterey Unit 
County:Monterey County  
Location:Turkey Flats and Cholame, Parkfield  
Acres Burned:2,700 acres  
Containment2,700 acres - 30% contained  
Cause:Under investigation 
Total Fire Personnel:357 personnel  
Engines:28 engines  
Fire crews:14 crews  
Dozers:4 bulldozers  
Water tenders:3 water tenders  
Conditions:Diminished fire activity during the night due to decrease in wind and lower temperatures.  

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