Spot Fires Break Out Near Marina

Nov 23, 2019

Monterey County Regional Fire District on the scene of the blaze.
Credit Erika Mahoney

4:00pm: A total of three spot fires broke out Saturday morning near the Marina airport. Two of the fires were under an acre and the third was about 49 acres. All three are fully contained. Fire personnel will be mopping up into the evening. 

According to Marina Fire Chief Doug McCoun, 55 people were on scene on the wildland fire. A drone team with Monterey County Regional Emergency Communications Center assisted. Road closures remain in place. Cal State Monterey Bay sent an alert warning people to avoid the area. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

12:30pm: A number of spot wildfires broke out in the Marina area on Saturday morning. 

Reservation Road has been closed between Blanco Road and Imjin Parkway. Blanco Road is also closed between Reservation and Cooper Roads. 

California Highway Patrol, Marina Police, Cal Fire, North County Fire and Monterey County Regional Fire are all assisting in putting out the fires, which have broken out in multiple locations. 

Firefighters on the scene of spot fires in Marina.
Credit Erika Mahoney

This is a developing story.