Tuesday August 05, 2014 7:00 AM.
Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927
Location: Wilderness Lodge Area County: Mendocino
Acres: 3,527 Containment: 15%
Start Date & Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am
Injuries: 0 Structures Threatened: 17
Cause: Lightning Estimated Cost to Date: $3.9M
Fire Engines: 31 Fire Crews: 27 Bulldozers: 22
Helicopters: 14 Water Tenders: 25
Total Personnel: 966
Current Situation: The fire isburning in heavy timber. Firefighters are challenged by steep, rugged terrain with difficult access. The fire continues to spread east along the Eel river canyon and north toward Low Gap creek. Firefighting personnel and equipment continue to establish and improve containment lines. The National Weather service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for isolated thunderstorms for today.
Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Laytonville Fire Department, Mendocino County Sherriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California National Guard, California Conservation Corps, and CAL OES.