Wednesday , June 12 2024

Curry Fire (Fresno County)

Last updated: 7/3/16 @ 9:00 AM

Acreage/Containment: 2,944 acres – 40% contained
County: Fresno
Location: Curry Moutain, 7 miles southwest of Coalinga
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Fresno-Kings Unit
Date Started: July 1, 2016

Cause: Under Investigation
Structures Threatened: None
Assisting Agencies:Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, PG&E, Cal Trans, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and BLM.

422 Total Personnel
Engines: 29
Crews: 12
Dozers: 5
Watertenders: 13
Helicopters: 2

Current Situation:
Firefighters will continue throughout the day to construct containment lines around the perimeter of the fire as well as strengthening the existing containment lines. Mop up and patrol has started within the fire area as well. Fire suppression repair will begin today to repair those areas affected by the fire suppression activities.

Highway 198 is now open. Fire equipment will be working along Highway 198 for the next few days so we ask that you drive slowly and safely within this area.

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