Wildfire Forces Evacuations Near Carmel, Burns More Than 10,000 Acres
Big Sur - The Soberanes Fire is burning out of control south of Carmel and Point Lobos, forcing evacuations in Carmel Highlands and the Palo Colorado Canyon area.
The wildland fire had consumed more than 10,000 acres by Sunday morning, and is just 5 percent contained, Cal Fire reported. The cause is under investigation.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. reported that 1,114 customers from south of Carmel Highlands to Big Sur were without power.