Evacuations ordered for 1,200-acre Tassajara Fire near Monterey

A new wildfire is growing south of Monterey and Salinas. The Tassajara Fire started around 3 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2015 near Jamesburg, Calif.

A new wildfire is growing south of Monterey and Salinas. The Tassajara Fire started around 3 p.m. Saturday near Jamesburg.

The 1,200-acre fire is 10 percent contained and authorities have announced a mandatory evacuation for the Parrot Ranch area.

Cal Fire says at least 300 homes are in danger and six have been destroyed.

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