Terrain Satellite
CZU Lightning Complex (Including Warnella)
FIRE
86,509
acres
13.5 mi
SSW of San Jose, CA
99%
contained
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
2 months ago
Incident #:
2020-CACDF-d19ac7c7-c899-4600-82c9-fe24dc29f3c9
Fire Start:
Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:41 AM PDT
Fire Unit:
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Resources:
10 Engines, 5 Water Tenders
Dispatch Notes:
This fire is approximately 99% contained.

CZU LIGHTNING COMPLEX REDUCING REMOVING WARNINGS TO

AREAS OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY 9/22/20

WHAT: Evacuation Warnings Changed/Removed in Areas of Santa Cruz County

WHEN: Effective Immediately

WHERE:Reduced from Evacuation Warning (CRZ 2B, CRZ 5A, CRZ 8A, CRZ 8B, CRZ

12A, CRZ 12B, BOU 32, BOU 33, BOU 38, BOU 39, BOU 40, BOU 41, BOU 42,

BOU 43)

ROAD

CLOSURES

Lower State Route 236 at Little Basin Road

China Grade Road at Mile Post Marker 1.71

Upper SR-236 at Waterman Gap Loop

Swanton Road is closed at the junction of Highway 1/Davenport Landing Road to Last

Chance Road. The northern section of Swanton Road is open from Highway 1 to Last

Chance Road.

NOTES: Please be aware that certain road closures are still intact due to safety hazards and utility work.

For updated information on state park closures: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=536

CZU AUGUST LIGHTNING COMPLEX INCIDENT UPDATE 09/20/20 7PM

Re-population efforts continue to be complicated in portions of the fire area by closed

roads, damaged utilities and compromised trees.

Take action immediately when wildfire strikes, visit www.readyforwildfire.org and GO!

When asked to evacuate.

For residents affected by CZU Lightning Complex, Resource/Local Assistance

Centers has been established at:

Kaiser Permanente Arena 140 Front Street, Santa Cruz

EVACUATION WARNINGS FOR SAN MATEO COUNTY:

There are currently no evacuation warnings for San Mateo County

EVACUATION ORDERS FOR SAN MATEO COUNTY:

Butano Community area (Zone: SMC-E098B)

Butano State Park including Barranca Knolls Community

(Zone: SMC-E019)

(SMC-E38C)

EVACUATION WARNINGS FOR SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

Areas in Boulder Creek and Brookdale (Zones: BOU-E0032, BOU-E033, BOUE039, CRZ-E010B, CRZ-E012AB, CRZ-E013C)

Big Basin Way, San Lorenzo Park, Upper State Route 236 area (Zones: CRZE002B, CRZ-E013C, BOU-E040, BOU-E041, BOU-E042, BOU-E043)

Lower Jamison Creek Road (Zone: BOU-E020)

New Zone: (CRZ-E010D) Upper China Grade

Areas of Bonny Doon, Empire Grade, Pine Flat, Smith Grade, Ice Cream Grade

(Zones: CRZ-E005A, CRZ-E008A)

Areas of Alba Road, Hubbard Gulch, and Fanning Grade (Zones: BEN-E001C,

CRZ-E011AB)

Boulder Creek Golf Course Area (Zones: BOU-E022, BOU-E030, BOU-E031)

Riverside Grove-Community of Teilh Drive, Wildwood Road (Zones: BOU-E038)

Upper HWY 236 past Waterman Gap Loop, Heartwood Hill, Lodge Road,

Community of Little Basin, Lower China Grade, Upper China Grade, Gallion

Heights, Fallen Leaf Neighborhood, Foxglove Lane (Zones: BOU-E036, BOUE037)

Last Chance Road (Zone: CRZ-E002B) (Residents Only)

EVACUATION ORDERS FOR SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

Chalk Mountain (Zone: CRZ-E001)

Waddel Creek, Swanton, Molina Creek (Zones: CRZ-E003B, CRZ-E010C)

EVACUATION CENTERS

San Mateo County

No shelters are currently open in San Mateo County

Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County Fairground, 2601 E. Lake Avenue in Watsonville

ROAD CLOSURES

San Mateo County

Canyon Road at Cloverdale Road

Gazos Creek at Cloverdale Road

Santa Cruz County

Lower State Route 236 at Little Basin Road

China Grade Road at Mile Post Marker 1.71

Upper SR-236 at Waterman Gap Loop

Swanton Road is closed at the junction of Highway 1/Davenport Landing Road to

Last Chance Road. The northern section of Swanton Road is open from Highway

1 to Last Chance Road.

Animal Evacuation Center:

Large farm animals are being accepted at Cowpalace. For information and assistance contact (650) 450-0520.

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Avenue, Watsonville

Watsonville Animal Shelter, 580 Airport Blvd

San Mateo County CZU Lightning Complex damage assesment information: https://smcmaps.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=29554e1826a14225a2fa971a5bbcc30a

Santa Cruz County CZU Lightning Complex damage assessment information: https://sccgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=5461c7f372e24ab68ca386e73d58e35a

San Mateo County Fire Recovery:

https://www.smcgov.org/smc-wildfire-recovery

Santa Cruz County Fire Recovery:

https://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/FireRecovery.aspx

For additional information when returning home after a wildfire, refer to: www.readyforwildfire.org Click on the link, “Post wildfire”.

View the most current evacuation map at: www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

For updated information on state park closures: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=536

For electrical safety tips after a wildfire, refer to PG&E at: https://tinyurl.com/y7dny9tt

Visit us at: www.fire.ca.gov

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Dispatch Contact

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection | Sacramento, CA
Website: http://calfire.ca.gov/