More more than 1200 acres are ablaze and there’s still zero percent containment in the Sherpa Fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in Refugio Canyon area of Los Padres National Forest.
Since then, strong winds increased its size and scope. A 15-mile stretch of the 101 have been temporarily closing. Campgrounds have also been evacuated. We get the latest from the Forest Service and also check in with Cal Fire about what impacts, if any, this year’s weak El Nino may have had on California’s fire season.
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Manuel Madrigal, Public information officer, The Forest Service
Mike Mohler, Battalion Chief with Cal Fire