Last Updated
07/05/2016 7:05 AM
Date Started
07/01/2016 5:16 PM
Date Contained
07/05/2016 7:05 AM
Location Information
Curry Mountain, 7 miles SW of Coalinga
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Fresno Unit
Under Investigation

Resources Assigned

  • 188
  • 2
  • 29
  • 5
  • 13
    Water Tenders
  • 12

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Status Update

Situation Summary

Firefighters will continue throughout the day to construct containment lines around the perimeter of the fire as well as strengthening the existing containment lines. Mop up and patrol has started within the fire area as well. Fire suppression repair will begin today to repair those areas affected by the fire suppression activities.

Highway 198 is now open. Fire equipment will be working along Highway 198 for the next few days so we ask that you drive slowly and safely within this area.

There are more than 10 major wildfires currently burning in California. With the holiday weekend upon us we ask that you be aware of your surroundings for “One Less Spark” will prevent “One Less Wildfire”. For more information on how you can be prepared for wildland fires go to or load the free “CAL FIRE” app onto your cell phone for both Android and IPhone users.

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Fresno Unit

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office

California Highway Patrol


Cal Trans

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation