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Alamo Fire

28,687 Acres




Active for 186 days

1 County

San Luis Obispo

Last Updated01/09/18 11:46 AM
Date Started07/06/17 3:44 PM
Date Contained01/09/18 11:46AM
Location InformationOff Highway 166 near Twitchell Reservoir
Lat/Long[35.0179, -120.3223]
Administrative UnitUnified Command: CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Unit / Santa Barbara County / Los Padres National Forest
CauseUnder Investigation

Status Updates

CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 1 (IMT1) appreciates all the community support in battling the Alamo Fire. CAL FIRE IMT1 will transition management of the Alamo Fire back to the local CAL FIRE SLU unit today at 2:00 PM.

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Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

1 Structure Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

0 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

Cooperators & Personnel

CAL FIRE often partners with other agencies during extended emergency incidents.

9 Agencies

Partner Federal, State and Local Agencies

153 Personnels

Total Fire Personnel Assigned

21 Crews

Number of Crews Assigned

Contact Information

Alamo Fire Media Line
(805) 242-6250
Alamo Fire Information
(805) 250-6812

Agency Information

Unified Command: CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Unit / Santa Barbara County / Los Padres National Forest
California Highway Patrol
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff
Santa Barbara County Sheriff
Red Cross
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
California Conservation Corps
and PG&E

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, 11 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 14 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and nine helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

92 Engines

4 Dozers

9 Water Tenders