Incident Update

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:00P.M.



Fire Information Line: (707) 459-7425


Location: Wilderness Lodge Area County: Mendocino


Acres: 550 % Containment: 5%


Start Date & Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am    


Injuries: 0 No Structures Threatened  


Cause: Lightning




Fire Engines: 10 Fire Crews: 19 Bulldozers: 4


Airtankers: 3 Helicopters: 5 Water Tenders: 3


Total Personnel: 452


Current Situation: Fire is burning in heavy timber with steep, rugged terrain & difficult access. Firefighters will be deploying aggressive air and ground strategies. Dry fuel conditions, above normal temperatures and low daytime relative humidity will continue to be a challenge for firefighters.



Cooperating Agencies: Laytonville Fire, Bureau of Land Management, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation & California National Guard  

Additional Information: There will be significant augmentation of fireline personnel tomorrow with requested resources reporting. CALFIRE Incident Management Team 4 has been assigned and will assume command tomorrow.
Lodge Complex Fire Update