Updates included below–
This area has not burned in decades. Terrain is steep and vegetation varies from virgin redwood stands to thick manzanita and pines. FEMA has taken note and issued a “Fire Management Assistance Declaration” due to the proximity of the fire to the Lockheed rocket development facility in the fire’s path.
The fire has burned close to 2,000 acres in the first 12 hours.
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Update: 11:00 am
The Lockheed Fire has burned 3,000 acres and is spreading in all directions. Zero percent containment with spotting deep into Big Basin Redwoods State Park according to the image below from GeoMac.