Lockheed Fire fully contained

This shot of the plume rising from the Lockheed Fire was taken from Delaware Avenue near Swift Street (approximately two miles south of campus) on Thursday afternoon. The fire remains more than 10 miles from the campus. (Photo by Rob Knight)

Sunday, 11:00 p.m.-At this time, the Lockheed Fire has been fully contained with more than 7,800 acres burned. This will be the final update to this page barring any major changes.

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. Shakespeare Santa Cruz performances are taking place as scheduled.

Firefighting operations will continue until complete extinguishment is achieved, and smoky conditions may continue until that time.

Information about the fire can be found on the CAL FIRE Lockheed Fire Incident Information web site and on the Santa Cruz County Emergency Information web site. Coverage can also be found on the Santa Cruz Sentinel web site and through other local media outlets. (See UCSC message about administrative leave related to fire.)

CAL FIRE has activated an information phone line at (831) 335-6717. Maps of the fire are also available.

The Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District has also released an updated August 20 Air Quality Advisory for the Lockheed Fire. Smoke from the fire may affect some people, and those who may encounter health problems related to smoke exposure should take appropriate precautions. "People with heart or lung disease, the elderly, children and pregnant women should limit prolonged exertion and stay indoors when possible," the advisory notes.