Final work to put out two fires near the Central and southern San Joaquin Valley is continuing.
The Sunny Fire near Pine Flat Reservoir was 90 percent contained at 158 acres as of Tuesday morning, and all evacuations have been lifted, according to Cal Fire.
Further south, containment lines have been cut around 98 percent of the Cedar Fire in the southern Sierra Nevada spanning Tulare and Kern counties after the fire blackened 29,322 acres.
Crews there are being released to other fires. Firefighters still assigned to the Cedar Fire are working on mop-up, the U.S. Forest Service said.
Meanwhile, Cal Fire declared the Chimney Fire fully contained at 46,344 acres in Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties. The fire, which threatened Hearst Castle for a time, destroyed 70 homes and outbuildings. Cal Fire said smoke may linger, but there’s no threat to containment lines.
Along the Big Sur coast, the Soberanes Fire continues to burn in rugged terrain and has now surpassed 100,000 acres. It remains just 60 percent contained. The fire has destroyed 68 homes and outbuildings and is being blamed for one fatality and six injuries. Several evacuation orders and warnings remain in place.