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Ridge Fire

Unit Information

Los Padres National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
6750 Navigator Way
Goleta, CA 93117

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Incident Contact

Andrew Madsen Public Affairs Office
Email: andrew.madsen@usda.gov
Phone: (805) 895-0841

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The Ridge Fire was reported at 1:45 p.m. on June 17, 2020 on Plaskett Ridge Rd approximately 1 1/2 mile in from Hwy 1. Located in the Monterey Ranger District in the Los Padres National Forest. As of Monday, June 22, the fire is currently at 83 acres with 100% containment. The fire is burning in predominantly dry grass, shrub and oak in steep and rugged terrain. It is currently in patrol status.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginWednesday June 17th, 2020 approx. 01:45 PM
LocationPlaskett Ridge Rd approximately 1 1/2 miles in from Hwy 1 on the Monterey Ranger District in the Los Padres National Forest
Incident CommanderUS Forest Service
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire
Coordinates35.915 latitude, -121.436 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel10
Size83 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

dry grass, shrub and oak

Outlook

Planned Actions

In patrol status

Remarks

Plaskett Ridge Rd is closed until further notice.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

light winds and temperatures in the 70s

Recent Articles

Ridge Fire Closures Closure - 6/18/2020