Bonny Doon Fire: #1

Date: June 11, 2008
Time: 4:23 PM
Release: Immediately
Contact: Dinah Phillips
Public Information Officer

A fire has broken out in the Bonny Doon area of Santa Cruz County. As of 4:15 PM, the fire covered an area of 50 acres and structures are involved. Fire officials expect the fire to grow to as many as 1,000 acres.

1,400 residents from the Bonny Doon area have been evacuated.

The Red Cross is setting up a shelter at San Lorenzo Valley Middle School.

Road Closures:

Alba @ Empire Grade
Empire Grade @ Smith
Felton Empire @ Ashley
Smith @ Bonny Doon