BLM-managed public lands within the Central Coast Field Office jurisdiction are included in the acres burned by the River Fire located southeast of Salinas in Monterey County.
Updates: This is not a federal incident, and is being managed by an Incident Management Team, which is also in command of the Carmel Fire, for the CalFire San Benito-Monterey Unit. For the latest information on the River Fire, please visit https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/16/river-fire/, or follow #RiverFire on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CALFIREBEU.
Fire Restrictions: Public lands managed by the BLM Central Coast Field Office are under fire restrictions, which include a temporary limitation on target shooting: https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-central-coast-field-office-issues-seasonal-fire-restrictions. An interactive map and listing of fire restrictions throughout BLM California is available at https://go.usa.gov/xmUEG. To learn how you can do your part to prevent wildland fires visit www.readyforwildfire.org.
For an explanation of fire terminology, visit the National Wildfire Coordinating Group Fire Terminology Glossary at: https://www.nwcg.gov/glossary/a-z.