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UPDATE: Brush fire at Fort Hunter Liggett contained

Posted: 4:10 PM, Oct 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-03 12:01:14-04

UPDATE (10:40 p.m.)  – Fort Hunter Liggett authorities said the fire has been fully contained and firefighters have left the scene. The fire burned 450 acres.


UPDATE (3:36 p.m.) – Fort Hunter Liggett authorities say a total of 200 acres burned. The fire is expected to be contained by Tuesday night.


UPDATE (3:00 p.m.) – A fire burning near Fort Hunter Liggett has burned between 700 and 800 acres.

The base says there is no word on what caused the fire. Law Enforcement officers are directing traffic in the area.


Firefighters are responding to a fire near Fort Hunter Liggett.

The base tweeted around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday saying a large fire had broken out off Nacimiento-Fergusson Road by the San Miguelito Loop.

Firefighters from Fort Hunter Liggett, Los Padres National Forest, and CAL FIRE are responding. The base says the fire started sometime before 1 p.m.

Drivers are asked to be careful and drive no faster than 10 mph through the area because of all the emergency personnel on the road.