SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Containment on the CZU Lightning Complex increased to 99% as of Sunday evening. While evacuation warnings have dwindled, nearly 1,000 people are still evacuated, according to Cal Fire.
State Route-1 is open to thru traffic only, no access to roads off of State Route-1.
The fire is among the top 10 most destructive fires in California state history. A total of more than 1,100 structures have burned in Santa Cruz County since the fire began Aug. 16. Of those structures, 925 are single-family residences.
Fire officials said 86,509 acres have burned so far and destroyed 925 homes. An estimated 3,837 structures remain threatened by the flames in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties.