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Rey Fire Takes Out Ogilvy Ranch Buildings

Painted Cave, Gibraltar, East Camino Cielo roads remain closed to nonresidents. Read story.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Rey Fire Now 68 Percent Contained

VIDEO: Frontline Footage Shows Firefighters Doing What They Do Best Read story.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Full Rey Fire Containment Predicted by Next Wednesday

Crews batted back the blaze where it jumped Mono Creek. Read story.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Rey Fire Closes Large Part of Santa Barbara Backcountry

Los Padres National Forest makes area around fire a "no go" zone. Read story.

Originally published 11:00 a.m., August 26, 2016
Updated 12:10 p.m., August 26, 2016

Rey Fire Jumps Mono Containment Lines Thursday

A spot fire ignited east of Mono Creek pushes the Rey Fire beyond the planned containment line towards Agua Caliente Canyon. Read story.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Rey Fire: Thursday Afternoon Update

Fire jumps Mono Creek to the north; drones repeatedly invade airspace. Read story.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Rey Fire: Day Six

It's grown to 31,255 acres but is now 35% contained. Read story.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Update on Five Days of the Rey Fire

Wind brings surprising twists and continuing drama. Read story.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Rey Fire: Monday Evening Update

Despite ominous skies, firefighters continue to make progress. Read story.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rey Fire Closes East Camino Cielo Road

Now blocked at Painted Cave and Gibraltar roads. Read story.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rey Fire Heading North Into Backcountry

It's moving away from populated areas along the coast. Read story.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rey Fire: Monday Morning Update

Good news: wind is light; bad news: terrain is especially steep and inaccessible. Read story.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rey Fire: Sunday Night Report

Big smoke and much movement but wildfire remains in backcountry. Read story.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rey Fire Remains Within Containment Lines

[UPDATE] Winds now shifting out of the west; smoke from fire visible from Santa Barbara. Read story.

Originally published 1:00 p.m., August 21, 2016
Updated 5:41 p.m., August 21, 2016

Rey Fire: Sunday-Morning Update

The acreage count is now nearly 19,000 acres. It is 10 percent contained. Read story.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
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