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Sargents Fire grows to 1,100 acres in Monterey Co.; 80% contained

Posted at 1:51 PM, May 31, 2021

UPDATE (8:20 a.m.) - The Sargents Fire remained at 1,100 acres burned Tuesday morning. Contained had increased to 80 percent. The cause is under investigation.

UPDATE (8:20 p.m.) - The Sargents Fire has now scorched 1,100 acres according to CAL FIRE. It is 60% contained.


ORIGINAL STORY (1:51 p.m.) - A wildfire that broke out Sunday in Monterey County has grown to more than 800 acres.

As of Monday morning, CAL FIRE said the Sargents Fire burning northeast of Bradley had burned 850 acres and was 50 percent contained.

The fire was said to be burning near Wunpost Road and Sargeant Canyon Road.

CAL FIRE has not provided information on any evacuations in place or structures damages due to the fire.