Vegetation Fire, Lockwood (Monterey County)

Monterey, CA – At 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, CAL FIRE received a call for a vegetation

fire involving a structure on Interlake Road (Monterey County).  CAL FIRE, with assistance from Fort 

Hunter Ligget and South Monterey County Fire Protection District, contained the fire with 6 engines, a 

hand crew, and a water tender, for a total of about 40 firefighters.

The fire burned a total of 2 acres before it was contained at 5:12 p.m.  One structure was destroyed by the 

blaze.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.  There were no injuries as a result of this fire.

Residents are encouraged to exercise extreme caution when in or near the wildland or open areas to 

prevent a fire.  It is important that everyone monitor the weather and be on the lookout for fires.  If fires 

occur in the area, be prepared to follow all instructions of fire  and law enforcement officials if an 

evacuation is ordered. Winds of the forecasted velocity can cause conditions to change rapidly, and the 

public is encouraged to review “Ready, Set, Go” procedures at Each person 

and family should insure that they are “Set” for a potential emergency situation and prepared to activate 

the “Go” (evacuation) portion in a calm and safe manner.

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What: Vegetation Fire

When: July 27, 2013, 4:00 p.m.; 100% contained at 5:12 p.m.

Where: Interlake Road, south of Lockwood (Monterey County)