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Soberanes Fire

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

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Soberanes Fire Now 100 Percent Contained

Soberanes Fire Wildfire
News – 10/12/2016

Soberanes Fire

October 12, 2016



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Soberanes Fire Now 100 Percent Contained

Los Padres National Forest and Central Coast Incident Management Team announced this evening that, after 83 days of intense firefighting, the Soberanes Fire has been 100 percent contained. The Soberanes Fire was ignited by an illegal campfire on July 22 in the Garrapata State Park. While the 132,127 acre fire is one-hundred percent contained, fire officials caution that this does not mean the fire is 100 percent controlled, despite the fact it remains contained within its current perimeter and has not grown in size for several days.

The public should be aware that smoldering areas within the interior will continue to put up smoke. The fire will be determined completely controlled after a season-ending rain event occurs in the next two months.