Tassajara Fire

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Tassajara Fire
Tassajara Fire2015.jpg
View from UC Santa Cruz of the Tassajara Fire
Location Santa Lucia Range,
Monterey County,
Coordinates 36°22′12″N 121°35′22″W / 36.3699644°N 121.589554°W / 36.3699644; -121.589554Coordinates: 36°22′12″N 121°35′22″W / 36.3699644°N 121.589554°W / 36.3699644; -121.589554
Date(s) September 12, 2015 (2015-09-12) - September 27, 2015 (2015-09-27)
Burned area 1,086 acres (4 km2)
  • 12 structures
  • 8 outbuildings
Fatalities 1 civilian
Tassajara Fire is located in Northern California
Tassajara Fire

The Tassajara Fire was a wildfire that started on September 20, 2015 in the Santa Lucia Range, in Monterey County, California.[1]

The fire burned 1,086 acres (4 km2) of land in the Los Padres National Forest. It was named for the Tassajara Mountain Zen Center at Tassajara Hot Springs.

It was contained a week later on September 27.

The smoke plume was visible throughout the Monterey Bay and Salinas Valley regions.


  1. ^ a b "Tassajara Fire". CAL FIRE. Retrieved September 20, 2015.