WILDLAND FIRE AT VANDENBERG - UPDATE
30th Space Wing Public Affairs
/ Published September 17, 2016
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
Fire crews from Vandenberg AFB and Santa Barbara County continue to fight a wildland fire on south Vandenberg, September 17.
No facilities or infrastructure have been damaged, as the fire is located in a remote canyon between Arguello and Santa Ynez Roads, and crews work to contain the blaze.
According to Col. Paul Nosek, Emergency Operations Center commander, no space launch complexes or critical range assets are in immediate danger.
An Atlas V rocket is scheduled to lift off September 18 with a commercial imaging satellite.
More information to follow as the situation develops.