"Bear Fire" Breaks Out Just South of San Jose
A 152-acre wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains was 5 percent contained at 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to Cal Fire.
The fire is an immediate threat to about 150 homes. All residents have been evacuated successfully from those homes, and no one is trapped behind the fire lines, according to Cal Fire.
A fire at a house, which started at about 10:30 p.m. Monday on the 800 block of Bear Canyon Road, destroyed the home and spread to the forest in the Deer Creek area. As of 10 a.m., Tuesday, four structures have been destroyed by the Bear Fire, as it’s now called.
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