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Overnight vegetation fire near Fort Hunter Liggett contained

Posted at 1:38 PM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 16:38:01-04

Fort Hunter Liggett said it responded to a vegetation fire off Nacimiento Ferguson road Tuesday night.

The fire grew to about 1,600 acres and was contained around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Fort Hunter Liggett Facebook page. The fire was still visible in nearby areas Wednesday morning.

Fort Hunter Liggett officials said the fire was in a training area and firefighters are continuing mop-up operations throughout the day.

CALFIRE and Los Padres Forrest firefighters responded to the fire.

Fort Hunter Liggett, with the help of CALFIRE and the Los Padres Forest firefighters, responded to a vegetation fire off…

Posted by Fort Hunter Liggett Pao on Wednesday, July 17, 2019