Lopez Fire Incident

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220 Acres


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Active for 6 days  

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1 County

San Luis Obispo  

Last Updated10/24/19 11:23 AM
Date Started09/21/19 2:26 PM
Date Contained09/27/19 6:00PM
Location InformationUpper Lopez Canyon Road & Wittenberg Creek Rd, southeast of San Luis Obispo
Lat/Long[35.214364, -120.455883]
Administrative UnitLos Padres National Forest
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

No longer in Unified Command, please refer to Los Padres National Forest for more information.

Evacuations: Residents have been allowed to return home but are advised to stay fire ready. Evacuation warning for French Camp and Upper Lopez Canyon Rd. Evacuation warning for 1700 block of Upper Lopez Canyon Rd.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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0 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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4 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Agency Information

Los Padres National Forest
(805) 242-6250

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, 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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2 Helicopters

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20 Engines

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4 Dozers

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2 Water Tenders

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515 Personnel

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8 Crews