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Smoke From Soberanes Fire Blankets Bay AreaThe smell of smoke wafted over San Francisco Friday as haze from the massive Soberanes Fire near Big Sur blanketed the Bay Area, triggering a Share the Air alert.
Highway 1 Expected To Reopen After Closure During Soberanes Fire FightA closure Monday through a portion of state Highway 1 in Monterey County due to hazardous trees in the Soberanes Fire area has been extended to the end of the day, according to Cal Fire officials.
Thousands Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Raging Lake County BlazeA quick-moving wildfire burned dozens of structures, and forced the evacuation of thousands of residents in Lake County Sunday afternoon.
Big Sur Wildfire Grows To More Than 100 Square MilesCalifornia's biggest wildfire expanded overnight to more than 104 square miles north of scenic Big Sur.
Soberanes Wildfire Near Big Sur Is 50 Percent ContainedMore than two weeks since the Soberanes wildfire began with an illegal campfire near Big Sur, the blaze is 50 percent contained.
Wineries Watch Grape Crop Exposed To Soberanes Fire SmokeGrape growers are keeping their eyes on their crops at a dozen wineries in Carmel Valley closest to the Soberanes Fire, which has burned over 60,000 acres since it began more than two weeks ago in Monterey County.
Some Evacuations Lifted For Soberanes Fire Area In Monterey CountySome evacuation orders in Monterey County were lifted Sunday as firefighters come closer to containing the massive Soberanes Fire that has swallowed nearly 58,000 acres of forest north of Big Sur over the last two weeks.
Salinas Valley Half Marathon Canceled Due To Soberanes FireOrganizers of the Salinas Valley Half Marathon on Saturday have canceled the race due to unhealthy air linked to the devastating Soberanes Fire burning nearby.
Nearly 80 Square Miles Scorched In Soberanes Fire Near Big SurThe Soberanes Fire in Monterey County is now at 51,000 acres (79.6 square miles) and is 27 percent contained, Cal Fire officials reported Thursday morning.
Soberanes Fire Near Big Sur 25 Percent ContainedThe Soberanes Fire was 25 percent contained at 45,800 acres (71.56 square miles) as of Wednesday morning.
Illegal Campfire Sparked Massive Big Sur WildfireCal Fire officials announced Tuesday afternoon that an illegal campfire has been determined to be the cause of the massive Soberanes Fire in Monterey County.