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SCU Complex: 20 Fires in 5 Counties Prompt Evacuation Orders

A collection of approximately 20 different fires expanding to five counties, including three in the Bay Area, have consumed a total of 85,000 acres and is 5% contained, Cal Fire said Wednesday.

No structures have been destroyed or damaged, but about 1,400 are threatened by flames, Cal Fire said.

Flames considered part of the SCU Lightning Complex Fires are located in Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, Cal Fire said. 

The first of the fires was reported Sunday in the East Bay followed by the South Bay then the Central Valley.

Evacuation orders are in place for the following areas:

Santa Clara County:

  • North of 130 to Santa Clara County Line 
  • West of San Antonio Valley Rd. 
  • West of Mines Rd. to Santa Clara County Line
  • East of 3 Springs Rd. and Mt. Hampton Rd. 
  • South of Santa Clara County Line

Alameda County:

  • Welch Creek Road

Contra Costa County:

  • Marsh Creek Road round valley to Morgan Territory
  • All of Morgan Territory and Marsh Creek mobile home park

Stanislaus County

  • Frank Rains Park to Mines Road
  • Del Puerto Canyon Road 1 mile to Mines Road

Evacuation warnings are in place for the following areas:

Alameda County:

  • Kilkare Road
  • Mill Creek Road

Santa Clara County:

  • East of Ed Levin County Park, Felter Rd., Sierra Rd., Toyon Ave. and Mt. Hampton Rd. to 3 Springs Rd. 
  • North of Mt. Hamilton Rd. to 3 Springs Rd. 
  • South of Santa Clara County Line 
  • West of the Fire Perimeter

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Source: NBC Bay Area

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