Day fire burns more than 250 square miles within the Santa Clara River watershed
The Day fire, which started in the Los Padres National Forest on Labor Day, is reported to be 100% contained. The fire has burned more than 163,908 acres of Los Padres National Forest, including areas of the Piru, Sespe, and Santa Paula subwatersheds. It is the 5th largest fire in California history. Estimated cost of containing the fire has topped $70 million.
- View a map of the fire extent
- Read more about fires and their effects on watersheds in southern California
- Read the US Forest Service Day Fire Burned Area Emergency Response Assessment