BIG SUR (CBS SF) — Firefighters working the 91,453-acre Soberanes Fire in Monterey County say the blaze did not spread significantly Saturday, despite high temperatures and low humidity that are expected to persist Sunday.
The fire, which is now 60 percent contained, was started by an illegal campfire July 22 in Garrapata State Park.READ MORE: Apple: Blindsided, Handcuffed By Trump Administration Demand For Swalwell Data
It’s killed one contractor who was operating a bulldozer when it rolled over. Four other injuries have been reported. A total of 57 homes and 11 outbuildings have been destroyed.READ MORE: COVID Recovery: BART Increases Saturday Service; Weekend Use On The Rebound
As of today, there are still 410 structures threatened, firefighters said, and roughly 1,475 personnel working the incident. They hope to have it contained by Sept. 31.
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