Vegetation Fires, San Benito County Airline Fire, Eastern Incident Fire ONGOING INCIDENT
The two fires named; the Airline Fire and the Eastern Incident. As of 6:00 pm June 6, 2018 the fires are being reported as Airline fire at 1000 acres burned and 35 % contained. The Eastern Incident as 566 acres and 25% contained. Additional aircraft, equipment, and personnel have arrived and had been requested due to the extreme fire growth and potential. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. No homes were threatened or damaged. This is an ongoing fire, with firefighters working around the clock in 24 hr. shifts to extinguish the fires. This is an update to the earlier reported conditions. We will release new details as they become available.
CAL FIRE would like to thank area residents for their patience while we continue to actively fight theses fire. Please note that some of the roads in the fire affected areas are under a soft closure. Only residents or property owners will be allowed to pass the roadblocks by showing proof of residency. Law Enforcement is posted 24hrs. a day at the traffic control points. Also, please be aware that fire and utility crews will be working in the area, use extreme caution when driving in the area.
What: Vegetation Fire
When: June 4, 2018, 5:08pm;
Where: Coalinga Hernandez Road x Airline Hwy (San Benito County)
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