Wildfire Map Spotlight: Corral Fire

What is the name and location of the wildfire?

The Corral Fire caused evacuations, injured firefighters, and burned down one home by June 3, 2024 (1). The fire burning near the city of Tracy, 60 miles east of San Francisco, was fueled by high winds.

The fire ignited close to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the city of Livermore. However, the lab is not threatened by the fire

The fire burned approximately 22 square miles (52 square kilometers) by Sunday afternoon.

Which cities or areas are affected by the wildfire?

The areas directly impacted by the wildfire include:

  • Tracy: Some areas of the city were evacuated.
  • San Joaquin County: Various regions within this county were under evacuation orders.
  • Alameda County and Stanislaus County: Both counties had regions included in the evacuation orders.
  • Areas near Interstate 580 and Corral Hollow Creek.

What is the current containment status of the wildfire?

The containment efforts had reached 50% by Sunday evening (3). Two firefighters were injured with mild to moderate burns while containing the fire and are expected to recover.

Temperatures are expected to increase significantly throughout the week, posing a higher fire risk for northern California.

Are there any evacuation orders or alerts in place?

Evacuation orders and were alerts in place on Sunday, though some had been lifted.

Evacuation orders were issued for areas west of the California Aqueduct, south of Corral Hollow Creek, west to Alameda County, and south to Stanislaus County. Interstate 580 was initially closed in both directions due to the fire and low visibility from smoke, although it was later reopened in one direction by Sunday afternoon (3).

A temporary evacuation point was established at the Larch Clover Community Center in Tracy.

Residents in the affected areas were advised to temporarily use boiled tap water or bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes.

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