Cave
FIRE
3,126
acres
5 mi
N of Santa Barbara, CA
90%
containment
ACTIVE
Last Updated: 51 mins, 40 secs ago
Incident #: NWCG-6662
Fire Start: Monday, November 25, 2019 8:15 AM PST

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Basic Information Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Monday November 25th, 2019 approx. 04:15 PM
Location:
Los Padres NF, Santa Barbara Ranger District, Highway 154 at Painted Cave Rd
Incident Commander:
Vince Montez, USFS Type 4 Organization
Incident Description:
Wildland Fire
Coordinates:
34.514, -119.793

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
50
Size (Acres):
3,126
Containment:
90%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday December 13th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Chaparral, Brush and Tall Grass
Significant Events:
The Cave Fire is 90% contained, however there are hot spots within the perimeter of the fire due to old growth. Rain hasn't penetrated the canopy where the duff is burning in the old growth.
Projected Incident Activity:
Crews will continue to re-enforce the containment line and continue mop-up efforts
Remarks:
The Los Padres National Forest is currently closed recreational shooting.

Weather Synopsis

Contact

Incident Contact
Cave Fire Call Center
Phone: (833) 688-5551
Hours: Open 24 hours
Fire Unit Information
Los Padres National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
6750 Navigator Way
Goleta, CA 93117