LA HONDA, Calif. (KGO) -- A fire spread Tuesday west of Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo County and into Santa Cruz County in an area where 200 to 300 people live.
According to CAL FIRE, multiple lightning strikes caused fires across the area with the largest fires burning in the Butano Creek drainage.
The fires have burned a total of 7,500 acres, are 0% contained and are threatening a total of 1,200 structures.
CAL FIRE says two first responders have been hurt but the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
An evacuation center has been setup at Pescadero High School.
Please evacuate SOUTH on HWY 236 (Big Basin Hwy) towards Boulder Creek, then access Hwy 9 SOUTH to Santa Cruz
All of Boulder Creek Fire Protection District has received a mandatory evacuation notice. (BOU1-BOU43)
Please do not head North on Hwy 235 or Hwy 9. Travel routes are either SOUTH on Hwy 9, or EAST on Bear Creek Road.
The evacuation warning is affecting 200 to 300 people and 100 structures are threatened.
San Mateo County Parks tweeted Tuesday afternoon that Pescadero Creek, Memorial & Sam McDonald parks are closed due to an active fire.
Officials say firefighters and resources are on scene using fire roads.
Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing story.
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