Post Profile

After burning for nearly three months, huge, costly Soberanes fire fully contained

The massive Soberanes fire, one of the most expensive wildfires in U.S. history, was fully contained this week, nearly three months after it was sparked by an illegal campfire, officials said. The stubborn, drought-fueled wildfire burned for 83 days and charred 132,127 acres — an area about four...
read more


Related Posts

Illegal campfire sparked Etiwanda fire, Forest Service says

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

  An illegal campfire sparked a wildfire that raged out of control last week and charred nearly 2,200 acres in the San Bernardino National Forest near Rancho Cucamonga. The U.S. Forest Service said Monday evening that investigators ...

Deadly Soberanes fire near Big Sur burns more than 33,000 acres

Business & Finance : Money & Co

A massive wildfire burning north of Big Sur has scorched more than 33,000 acres and destroyed 68 structures, fire officials said.  More than 5,000 firefighters are battling the Soberanes fire, which is now just 15% contained, accord...

Abandoned, illegal campfire blamed for fatal Soberanes fire in Monterey County

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

An abandoned, illegal campfire sparked the Soberanes fire that has scorched more than 67-square miles of Monterey County and killed one person, state fire officials announced Tuesday. The campfire was about 2-feet by 2-feet and burn...

Massive California wildfire that killed 4 fully contained: fire officials

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Reuters Environment Blog

(Reuters) - A massive California wildfire that left four people dead and four firefighters injured was fully contained late on Wednesday, officials said, nearly a month after the destructive blaze broke out north of San Francisco.

Deadly 51,000-acre wildfire near Big Sur spreads into footprint of massive 2008 Basin Complex fire

Health : LA Times: Health

A deadly wildfire burning along the Central Coast grew overnight to 51,000 acres, spreading into an area scorched in 2008 by one of the state’s largest blazes.   Sparked by an illegal campfire, the stubborn Soberanes fire has been b...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC