Note: Commercial power to a repeater site for AT&T mobile telephone service was interrupted by the fire and has affected the availability of service in the area. PG&E is on site working to restore commercial power to the AT&T repeater site. Service may be restored as early as this afternoon or as late as Monday.
Update 8/24 1200: 4,500 acres, 100% contained.
Update 8/24 1200: 4,500 acres, 85% contained. It's good news from the Fort Hunter Liggett Fire Department. The fire, remaining within the 4,500-acre footprint established by back-burning earlier, is now 85 percent contained, and most of the mutual-aid partners have departed. U.S. Forest Service firefighters remain this afternoon, and are expected to leave at the end of the day. It will still be several days of hard work for our firefighters, patrolling and mopping up, but it looks like the worst is over.Update 8/23 1900: 4,500 acres, 70% contained.
Update 8/23 0900: 4500 acres, 25% contained.
Update 1900: 2,500+ acres, 25% contained.Fire is spreading and continues to shift with weather patterns. Fire made many rapid runs in north at an east facing aspect with multiple spotting. Threat to private residence north at Pulman Canyon approx. 1 mile away on Avala Rd.
Evacuated radar site and military training areas off of Del Venturi Rd.Update 1300: 1100 acres
Location: Mission Creek Rd North of Mission itself, Monterey County, FRA
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