Wildfire in Wilder Ranch

To: UC Santa Cruz Community

From: Nader Oweis, Chief of Police

CalFire and Santa Cruz fire agencies are fighting a wildfire that is about a mile north of campus in Wilder Ranch. There is no threat to campus at this time. However, people should be prepared in the event that changes.

There is noticeable smoke at the residential campus. Campus staff are monitoring air quality and will utilize the UC guidance for addressing air quality to inform any subsequent actions needed.

This message is in compliance with 20 U.S.C. Section 1092 (f), the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" ("Clery Act"), and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).