Last Updated
07/22/2024 5:30 AM
Date Started
07/05/2024 3:48 PM
Location Information
Santa Lucia Road near Zaca Lake
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
Unified Command: USFS Los Padres National Forest, CAL FIRE, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, and Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office
Incident Management Team
Under Investigation

ALERTCalifornia Camera Feed

Resources Assigned

  • 2,055
  • 11
  • 97
  • 51
  • 43
    Water Tenders
  • 48
  • 6
    Other Assigned

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

Status Update

Situation Summary

Suppression repair continues while the fire remained interior of the fire perimeter with minimal fire growth. 

California Complex Interagency Incident Management Team (CACIIMT) 2 has replaced CAIIMT13. Their Information phone line is (213) 631-5455 and for website information visit: 

CAL Fire will remain in Unified Command with CAIIMT2, however CAL Fire Incident Management Team 5 will no longer be assigned to the Lake Incident, effective Sunday, July 21, 2024 at 7:00 AM. 

For recovery information associated with the Lake Fire, please visit 

Road Closures

Clich HERE for a map of the most current Road Closures or visit

  • Forest Road 10N06/Rancho Sisquoc closed east of Foxen Canyon Road. (Not open to the public.).

  • Zaca Lake Road east of Foxen Canyon at/near burn zone.

  • Figueroa Mountain Road east of Midland School at the forest boundary.

  • Multiple roads within the Forest Boundary remain closed.

Evacuation Information

Evacuation Orders and Warnings


  • The area between the western fire perimeter and the Los Padres National Forest Fire Area Closure.
  • Area east of La Brea Creek and Forest Route 10N06, south of the Los Padres National Forest boundary, and north of the Sisquoc River. 


  • Area east of Kelly Canyon, north of Sisquoc River, west of La Brea Creek and Forest Route 10N06, and south of the Los Padres National Forest.

Evacuation Zone Map

Find your way to safety from the Lake Fire in Santa Barbara counties.

Damages and Destruction

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities.

  • 1
    Structures Damaged
    Residential, Commercial and Other
  • 4
    Structures Destroyed
    Residential, Commercial and Other
  • 0
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities
  • 7
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

CAIIMT2 with USFS - Los Padres National Forest

Agency Information

California Highway Patrol, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department, Pacific Gas and Electric, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services, Santa Barbara County Public Works, California Department of Transportation, Santa Ynez Water District, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Animal Services, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

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