Update: Airline, Panoche, and Eastern fires fully contained in San Benito County

Panoche Fire 100 percent contained

SAN BENITO COUNTY, Calif. - UPDATE: 6/13/2018 1:54 p.m. Firefighters have fully contained the Airline, Eastern and Panoche fires in San Benito County.

The Airline Fire, grew to 1,314 acres. It is now 100 percent contained.It was burning off Coalinga, Hernandez Road and Airline Highway. The fire started at 5:08 p.m. June 4. 

According to Cal Fire, the Eastern Incident burned 513 acres off Coalinga Road, east of Bitterwater. It is 100 percent contained as of June 11. 

The Panoche Fire started on June 4. It burned about 64 acres and is 100 percent contained as of 8:26 a.m. Thursday (6/7). 


In a press release, CALFIRE said they responded to the fires with air drops, fire engines, bulldozers and hand crews.







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