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Aug
27

Repopulation for San Mateo County communities affected by CZU Lightning Complex

Repopulation has started for northern part of the CZU evacuation zone area outside of the fire perimeter. See map to view green zones:  smco.community.zonehaven.com

Orders have been lifted for the following communities:

  • Bean Hollow State Beach Area
  • Pescadero Beach Area
  • Pescadero Creek County Park area
  • Pescadero area
  • San Gregorio area
  • La Honda area
  • Langley Hill and Red Barn area
  • Russian Ridge Open Space area
  • Skylonda
  • Portola Redwoods State Park, Portola Heights
  • Middleton Tract

CAL FIRE and partnering agencies are presently evaluating zones within the burn perimenter for safety, which includes roadways, water, and electricity. Evacuation orders will be lifted for additional zones in the coming days to weeks as zones continue to be evaluated and secured.

 

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Aug
27

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 27, 2020, 7AM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here):

Video update (press confernce) in English: https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1rmxPYqeOZYKN

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Aug
26

Four-Legged Evacuees of the CZU Lightning Complex

Pictures from earlier this week of feed being delivered to evacuated horses and cows at the Mounted Patrol grounds in Woodside. Donation was generated by the Woodside Community Foundation Giving Fund.

Feed being delivered by pick up truck and unloaded by two volunteers

Feed in front of two evacuated cows at Mounted Patrol grounds

Two horses at Mounted Patrol grounds

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Aug
26

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 26, 2020, 7PM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here):https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Video update (press confernce) in English: https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1DXxyAOXreRxM

 

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Aug
26

Información en Español - efectivo el 25 de agosto

https://youtu.be/QJMbSQ19HWg

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Aug
26

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 26, 2020, 7AM

Perimeter map as of August 26, 2020

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here):https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Video update (press conference) in English: https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1mrxmEmejQZxy

Video update en Españolhttps://youtu.be/QJMbSQ19HWg

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Aug
25

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 25, 2020, 7PM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map: www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here): https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Video update in English: https://youtu.be/n3SJhoxRIhc

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Aug
25

CZU Lightning Complex Fires perimeter map - August 25

CAL FIRE public information perimeter map - August 24, 2020

high resolution map, click here.

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Aug
25

Status of California Fires August 15 - 25, 2020

Link to incidence map (note: may take time to load): https://wildfirerecovery.caloes.ca.gov/current-incidents/

The current status of California fires since August 15, 2020 (information curent as of August 25, 2020). source: CZU Lightning Complex press conference Aug 25.

  • 1.25 million acres of land has burned
  • 136,000 people evacuated
  • 100 aircraft assigned to fight fires
  • 2.7 million gallons of retardant dropped
  • Additional resources have been coming into CA from throughout western US

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Aug
25

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX, AUG 25, 2020, 7AM

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map: www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here): https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Video of update, in English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu2EaUdPnmI

Video update, en Español: https://youtu.be/KffU8aPrtuo

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