Pfeiffer Fire Now at 450 Acres

Big Sir, CA…A wildfire started around midnight in the vicinity of Pfeiffer Ridge in the Monterey Ranger District of Los Padres National Forest. The fire has burned between 400 to 500 acres and residents living in the homes on Pfeiffer Ridge Road have been evacuated. The following road closures are currently in place: Sycamore Canyon Road to Pfeiffer State Beach Pfeiffer Ridge Road and River End to Pfeiffer Ridge Road.

Basic Information
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Under Investigation
Date of Origin Monday December 16th, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM
Incident Commander Curt Schwarm
Current Situation
Total Personnel 125
Size 450 acres
Current Weather
Temperature 81 degrees