Car, boat and other vehicles damaged by a wildfire in southern California
A car and a boat were damaged in an overnight fire in Southern California on Friday, officials said.
The fire was spotted around 1:15 a.m. and was contained around 4:45 a.s.m., Cal Fire said in a statement.
Cal Fire Capt. Brian Balsamo said the car was a 2005 Chevy Caprice with the license plate K6XDQ.
The vehicle was carrying about 20 people, including a firefighter and a civilian, Balsamos said.
It was not immediately clear if the people were the victims of the fire.
The Coast Guard and the National Weather Service reported the fire on the Big Sur coast, near Big Sur, and fire officials were monitoring it.
The National Weather Bureau said winds were moving at about 50 mph (80 kph) and the fire was burning at about 3,600 acres (1,200 hectares).
Cal Fire spokesman Kevin DeYoung said the cause of the blaze was under investigation.
In California, there have been several wildfires since March that have killed more than 1,100 people and damaged more than $4 billion.