A traveling hiker was arrested after starting an illegal camp fire along the Pacific Coast Highway.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Salinas' and Santa Cruz air quality was deemed "unhealthy" with an Air Quality Index of 163.
UPDATE 10/19/17 3:45 a.m.: According to the CHP, 36-year-old Carlos Alberto Tinoco-Pamatz died early Wednesday morning when he drove the tractor he was working on over an enbankment.
UPDATE 10/18/17 8:00 AM: Cal Fire says containment lines held overnight, and the Bear Fire remains at 271 acres. Containment has increased to 10 percent.