Wildfires in Big Sur Contained in full; Burned 687 acres in 2 weeks – CBS San Francisco
MONTEREY (CBS SF) – The Colorado Fire, which burned 687 acres near Big Sur in Monterey County, is 100% controlled, Cal Fire said on social media Saturday.
The fire, first reported January 21, has been completely extinguished and is on patrol, with engines in the area if needed, according to Cal Fire. The agency tweeted the information along with a video of the Colorado Fire on Saturday.
Crews continue to work on extinguishing the fire, and damage checks have been completed, according to Cal Fire.
The wildfire burned in the Palo Colorado area between Big Sur and Carmel-by-the-Sea and was sparked by a bonfire that had escaped.
No casualties or injuries have been reported in the fire, and all evacuation orders and road closures have been lifted.
One structure was destroyed in the fire, which at one point threatened 225 buildings.
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