wildfire

Erika Mahoney

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Update 1:30pm:  The Bear Fire has grown to 200 acres and is still 5% contained.  150 homes are threatened.  


Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

Wednesday Afternoon Update

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has lifted some evacuation orders.  Residents in the following areas can return home.  Roads remain closed to non-resident traffic.

Doug McKnight

Another dry winter has left the state of California under a heightened fire danger.  It’s a reality that hit close to home last month when a wildfire blackened more than 200 acres of land near the Tassajara Mountain Zen Center.  There’s a local organization that’s trying to take some of the uncertainty out of wildfires by bringing together firefighters, property owners and environmentalists to work out concerns before fire strikes.