Loma Fire Incident

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4,474 Acres


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Active for 357 days  

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1 County

Santa Clara  

Last Updated09/19/17 10:30 AM
Date Started09/26/16 2:42 PM
Date Contained09/19/17 10:30AM
Location Informationoff Loma Prieta Rd and Loma Chiquita Rd 10 miles NW of Morgan Hill
Lat/Long[37.10632, -121.85318]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Fire crews remain throughout the fire perimeter to provide fire suppression repair, remove firefighting equipment, mop up and patrol. Please drive slowly and use caution as emergency crews and equipment are still working in the area.

See the State's Post Fire Watershed Emergency Response Report. (October 2016)

Loma Fire WERT Report - Storm Damage Response (February 2017)

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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1 Structure Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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28 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

Contact Information

(408) 201-4378
Public Information
(408) 779-0930

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit, California Highway Patrol, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, San Jose Water Company, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Pacific Gas and Electric and Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Services, California Conservation Corps, Red Cross, Santa Clara County Fire Safe Council, Santa Clara County Parks, Santa Clara County Open Space District, and Mid-Peninsula Open Space District, Santa Clara County Roads and Airports, Santa Cruz Public Works, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Cal OES.

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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3 Engines

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1 Dozer

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5 Water Tenders

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62 Personnel

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1 Crew