Incident Location on a Map

Pond Fire

1,962 Acres

99%

Contained

Finalized

Active for 8 days

1 County

San Luis Obispo

Last Updated08/09/20 7:17 PM
Date Started08/01/20 6:44 PM
Date Contained08/09/20 7:17PM
Location InformationKata Creek Road and Oak Creek Place, East of Santa Margarita
Lat/Long[35.43128, -120.47346]
Administrative UnitUnified Command: United States Forest Service

Status Updates

STATUS UPDATE 8/7/20 AM

Mop-up and patrol operations will continue throughout the weekend. XSL IMT3 will be transitioning the incident back to CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Unit today.

Evacuation warnings have been lifted.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

1 Structure Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

1 Structure Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

1 Injury

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Cooperators & Personnel

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

2 Agencies

Partner Federal, State and Local Agencies

80 Personnel

Total Fire Personnel Assigned

2 Crews

Number of Crews Assigned

Contact Information

Information Line
805-242-6250
Media Line
805-242-6250

Agency Information

CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Unit
Cooperating Agencies: SLO City Fire, USFS, SLO County Sheriff, Five Cities Fire, Morro Bay Fire, PG&E, CDCR, CCC, CAL OES, Big Bear Fire Dept.

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.

3 Engines

1 Dozer

11 Water Tenders