Zaca Fire Busts $100 Million, 83% Containment

Firefighters are still working hard on the Zaca Fire, the second largest wildfire in California history. As the fire “winds down” weather continues to challenge ground and air crews.
Below is a wind prediction chart that shows unfavorable winds developing over the next 24 hours.
Image/Chart SCWHC

The fire perimeter map shows uncovered fire line on two fronts.

(Map from Inciweb)

Incident Statistics Inciweb.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 8:00 AM

  • Fire Status
  • Acres Burned: 238,968 acres
  • Acreage Increase (last 12 hours): 2732 acres
  • Fireline to Build: 6 miles
  • Date Started: July 4, 2007 at 10:53 am
  • Percent Contained: 83 percent
  • Expected Containment: September 7, 2007
  • Injuries: 40
  • Structures Threatened: 66
  • Structures Destroyed: 1 outbuilding
  • Cost to date: $101 million dollars