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Zaca Fire Perimeter - Aug 28

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Zaca Fire Perimeter - Aug 28


Zaca Fire Update

Last Updated: August 28, 2007 7:00 am. Containment: 95% contained - 240,207 acres


Last Updated: August 28, 2007 7:00 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: 240,207 acres

Containment: 95% contained - 240,207 acres

Full containment expected on September 7, 2007.

Structures Destroyed: 1 outbuilding destroyed

Threatened: 10 homes, 2 commercial buildings and 20 outbuildings threatened

Evacuations: Please call 805-961-5770 for current information on evacuations.

Injuries: 42

Cause: Human

Cooperating Agencies: Santa Barbara County Fire, Los Angeles County Fire, Ventura County Fire, California Highway Patrol, American Red Cross

Total Fire Personnel: 2,195 (429 CAL FIRE)

Fire crews: 50 (10 CAL FIRE)

Engines: 99 (3 CAL FIRE)

Airtankers: 4 CAL FIRE

Helicopters: 22

Dozers: 20

Water tenders: 71

Costs to date: $107.7 million

Major Incident Command Team: US Forest Service Type I Team

Conditions: A small portion of the fire is in inaccessible terrain, resulting in future spread potential.

Please call 805-961-5770 for current information on evacuations.

Phone Numbers (805) 961-5770 (Zaca Fire Information)

All the infomation in this update, and many more resources, are available at California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection.

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