Front Fire, Day 2, 8/20/18

5:30 pm – Front Fire holding at 875 acres with 30% containment. There are 600 personnel assigned. SoCal Incident Management Team 2 (IC Johnny) will take command at 6 am tomorrow.

1 pm – UPDATE: #FrontFire drops down to 875 acres as a result of better mapping, according to Los Padres National Forest officials. Fire is 5% contained.

8 am – As of this morning, this fire is up to 1000 acres, and highway 166 remains closed.


And from last night, photo by CHP, Santa Maria: