Simmons Fire

UPDATE, 6-4-24: 90% contained. Still at roughly 351 acres.

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UPDATE, 5-31-24: The affected residential areas are now back down to “Ready” mode. Power is back on for the northside of Kearny. Crews have the fire 51% contained. It is at approx. 351 acres in size.

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UPDATE, 5-29-24: SR-177 has re-opened.

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The Simmons Fire is burning NW of Kearny. The Riverside neighborhood was given the order to evacuate. According to the PCSO, “residents to the south from Ray Junction Rd. and SR177 to Kearny city limits” are in “SET” mode. Power is out on Kearny’s north side. SR-177 Northbound is closed from near N. Old Ray Rd. (MP 147) to SR-177 Southbound near Ray Mine Rd. (MP 153). The fire is approx. 300 acres.