Last Updated: August 18, 2007 7:30 am
Date/Time Started: July 4, 2007 10:53 am
Administrative Unit: Los Padres National Forest / Santa Barbara County Fire
County: Santa Barbara
Location: 15 miles NE of Buellton
Acres Burned: 171,750 acres
Containment: 65% contained – 171,750 acres
Full containment expected on September 7, 2007.
Structures Destroyed: 1 outbuilding destroyed
Threatened: 483 homes, 6 commercial buildings and 102 outbuildings threatened
Evacuations: Please call 805-961-5770 for current information on evacuations.
Cooperating Agencies: Santa Barbara County Fire, Los Angeles County Fire, Ventura County Fire, California Highway Patrol, American Red Cross
Total Fire Personnel: 2,963 (800 CAL FIRE)
Fire crews: 74 (29 CAL FIRE)
Engines: 116 (15 CAL FIRE)
Airtankers: 8 CAL FIRE
Dozers: 37 (6 CAL FIRE)
Water tenders: 79
Costs to date: $78.9 million
Major Incident Command Team: Unified Command
Conditions: The fire is burning in extremely steep and rugged terrain with continuous heavy fuel loading.
An evacuation notice was issued last night for East Camino Cielo Road from Gibraltar east to the Ventura County line. The Paradise Road and Santa Ynez River Recreation remain under an evacuation warning, open to residents only.CHP has closed Hwy 33, except to residents.
PLEASE CALL 805-961-5770 FOR THE MOST CURRENT EVACUATION AND FIRE INFORMATION.
Phone Numbers (805) 961-5770 (Zaca Fire Information)