Avila Beach fire almost fully contained
July 30, 2012
Cal Fire officials said between five and six acres of heavy brush burned in the fire that was first reported about 3:30 p.m. today. Tankers dropped water while hand crews battled the downhill moving fire working to extinguish the blaze and protect the Sycamore Hot Springs resort.
Two hand crews each consisting of 17 inmates from the California Men’s Colony and two fire captains will remain in the area to watch for hot spots.