Tassajara Fire at 169 Acres

Tassajara Springs, CA…The Tassajara Fire started at approximately 1:00 pm, on Wednesday, July 16, 2013. The fire is located one mile from Tassajara Springs on the Monterey Ranger District of Los Padres National Forest. The fire is at 169 acres and is burning at a slow to moderate rate of spread. More accurate mapping resulted in the change of acreage. The fire is burning in the 2008 West Basin Fire scar. Terrain and access are presenting a control issue. Aerial support stopped flying for the evening. There are currently 200 ground resources assigned to the fire and more scheduled to arrive by morning.


Basic Information
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Under Investigation
Date of Origin Wednesday July 17th, 2013 approx. 01:00 PM
Location 1 mile from Tassajara Springs
Current Situation
Total Personnel 350
Size 169 acres

Terrain and access are control issues.
Current Weather
Wind Conditions 1-3 mph E
Temperature 68 degrees
Humidity 40%