CalFire

Tyler Pratt/KCBX

UPDATE 07/19/18 9 AM

Calfire has revised the number of acres burned downward to 81 as of Thursday morning, and reports crews are about half-way (47 percent) to containing the blaze. 

UPDATE 07/18/18 5 PM

Calfire reports the forward progression of the fire has been stopped, and the blaze is 20 percent contained. It has burned 120 acres since sparking just before noon. 

California's 2017 wildfire season worst on record

Nov 24, 2017
David Zamboni/SB County Fire

California's 2017 wildfire season was the worst on record according to the state's firefighting agency. More than a half-million acres have burned so far this year, and unseasonably warm weather in Southern California is extending the fire season there. 

Cholame brush fire closes eastern end of Hwy. 41

Jul 24, 2017
Cal Fire SLO

A wildfire ignited Monday afternoon near Cholame, east of Paso Robles, burning on both sides of Highway 41, according to CalFire. The blaze, known as the Olive Fire, has burned 150 acres as of Monday evening.

Whittier Fire Update: 87 percent containment

Jul 23, 2017
Whittier Fire Incident Command

The wildfire that ignited July 8 near Lake Cachuma has burned 29 square miles as of Sunday. Fire officials report the Whittier Fire is now 87 percent contained, but it may be the end of the month before the forest blaze is totally extinguished.

Bree Zender

Firefighters have stopped the Stone Fire that erupted in a rural area east of Santa Margarita. As of Tuesday evening, they had 100 containment and kept the area burned to 340 acres.

CalFire

UPDATE 6-27-17 AT 1:00 P.M.: The Hill Fire is 40 to 45 percent contained, with an estimated 1500 acres burned since Monday afternoon.