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Thursday, October 15, 2015

CA-BEU Cienega Fire, San Benito County

Cienega, CA-BEU-004582, San Benito County

 Location: Cienega Rd at Limekiln Rd, Thompson Creek area, South of Hollister, SRA
Start Time: 10/12/2015 1600

Updates: 
10/15/2015 1735: 670 acres, brush, 90% Contained
  • All federal resources have been released.


10/15/2015 0930: 600 acres, brush, 60% Contained
Federal resources remain assigned.

10/14/2015 1735: 600 acres, brush, 60% Contained

10/14/2015 0835: 600 acres, brush, 40% Contained, Federal resources assigned; 3 Type 1 Hand Crews and 1 Type 3 Engine S/T

10/13/2015 0830: 300 acres, 0% Contained, Heavy fuels, steep terrain and limited access.

10/12/2015 1730: 75-100 acres, 0% Contained, Critical Rate of Spread
94 °, Relative Humidity 25%RH, 6 mph, NW
No current threat to structures or infrastructure
Powerlines down.

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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