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Scorpion Fire Over 90 Percent Contained

3 firefighters fighting fire in grassy hillside


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News Release Date: June 3, 2020

Contact: Yvonne Menard, 805-658-5725

The Scorpion Fire on Santa Cruz Island is over 90 percent contained with approximately 1.300 acres estimated to have burned. 

National Park Service firefighters and a type six engine crew remain on scene to patrol and ensure all hot spots are out and to mop up. Crews from Santa Barbara County Fire and the Interagency Hot Shot crew from Los Padres National Forest have returned to the mainland. 

At this time, no structures have been damaged or are threatened by the fire and there are no injuries. Resource assessments of burn area are ongoing.


Last updated: June 3, 2020

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