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Alamo Fire burns 29000 acres; containment still at 15 percent

12 Juillet 2017

The prediction for the fire area is 80 degrees, a minimum relative humidity of 46 percent, and winds out of the west at 7 to 10 miles per hour gusting up to 15.

The bigger Alamo fire, which ignited east of Santa Maria on Thursday and threatened more than 100 homes mostly in the Tepusquet Canyon area, remained at 28,926 acres.

The cause of both fires is under investigation.

The Alamo fire continues to threaten 133 structures and a mandatory evacuation order remains for Tepusquet Canyon.

One of the largest fires in California is now the Alamo Fire.

Portions of Highway 166 and Twitchel Canyon Road are closed. Large livestock should be taken to the Unocal Event Center, Gate 3, and small animals can be taken to the Santa Maria Animal Center, 548 W. Foster Road, according to Stacy Silva, community outreach coordinator.

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The estimated date of containment is July 22, as the unpredictability of the shift in weather patterns can contribute to even more severe fire activity.

High pressure will rebuild back into California from the desert southwest toward the end of the week into the weekend, Lindsey said, with more hot weather predicted.

Residents are now allowed to access Highway 166.

Several RVs were damaged or destroyed by fire on State Street near Santa Barbara on Tuesday.

At least three vehicles were engulfed in flames when Santa Barbara County firefighters arrived on scene, according to emergency radio traffic.

Alamo Fire burns 29000 acres; containment still at 15 percent