Evacuation Warning: south of Lompoc, CA
Updated 8/20/07 6:20pm
2:28pm Monday the 20th of August a fire was reported near the Cemetary
south of the City of Lompoc (approximate lat 34 37.758, lon 120
26.709). This fire was initially reported at 80 acres and had grown to
250 acres as of 6:00pm. The fire is moving to the east-southeast.
Resources from the Zaca Fire are being diverted to the area. The fire
has crossed Hwy 1 near Santa Rosa Road as it is moving with the
Hwy 1 is closed from Hwy 101 north to Lompoc.
A Evacuation Warning
is in effect for all residents along Jalama Road and for residents
along portions of Santa Rosa Road from Hwy 1 extending 5 miles toward
the east-southeast. No orders for evacuation have been made
as of 6:00pm. Residents in the area should remain alert for changing
conditions. Residents in the warning area should begin preperations
immediately in case the order to evacuate is given. Resources such as
helicopters, bulldozers and hand crews have been dispatched to the
scene. Engines are on scene to provide structure protection. Residents
can call (805) 681 5546 for recorded information.
As of 6:15 estimated containment is at 50%.
source | Incident Information System