Lockheed fire fully contained

August 24, 2009 10:42:55 AM PDT
A fire that burned more than 7,815 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been fully contained as of this evening, according to Cal Fire.

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The Lockheed Fire was 100 percent contained as of about 6:30 p.m.

There were 10 injuries caused by the fire, which started Aug. 12. Thirteen structures were destroyed and one was damaged by the blaze, according to Cal Fire.

Nearly 2,400 people were evacuated from their homes in the Bonny Doon, Swanton and Davenport communities after the fire broke out, but those evacuations have been lifted.

The fire has cost $26.6 million so far to fight, according to Cal Fire.

Fire officials are warning residents in the Bonny Doon and Swanton areas to remain alert to possible fire activity in and around the area of the fire, and lingering smoke may be present as crews continue to fully control the blaze.

Anyone witnessing a large amount of smoke in the burn area is asked to call the Lockheed Fire information line at (831) 335-0378.

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