• Tassajara Fire now 100% Contained

    CalFire’s 6:15 PM report on Sunday. Sept. 27 puts the fire at 1086 acres and 100 percent contained. Evacuation orders and road closures have all been lifted.

    “Firefighters are continuing to mop up and patrol the fire area, making sure hot spots are mitigated and control lines are strengthened. Fire Suppression repair actions did start today. Electricity continues to be restored to areas within the fire area.

    A joint investigation between CAL FIRE and the Monterey County Sheriff’s office has determined that the fire was caused as a result of an individual committing suicide.

    Cooperating agencies include: Monterey County Sheriff, US Forestry Service Los Padres, CHP, Red Cross, Monterey County Regional Fire Protection District, CAL Trans, Cachaqua Fire Protection District, Office of Emergency Services, SPCA of Monterey County, Monterey County Emergency Operations Center, PG&E, Monterey County Public Works, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on September 27, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News


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